DECORATION OF THE HUMAN BODY

Anthropometamorphosis: man transform'd...

London: Hunt, 1653. 4to. [lii], 559, [30] pp. Author’s portrait by Faithorne, engraved frontispiece by T. Cross with separate leaf of explanation (“The intent of the frontispiece unfolded”), and numerous text woodcuts, including the unpaginated leaf containing 2 woodcuts between pp. 122 and 123, often lacking. Contemporary calf, rebacked, title in gilt on spine; minor browning and spotting, but generally a very good copy with the bookplate of Victor Albert George Child Villiers, Earl of Jersey (1773-1859), twice Lord Chamberlain of the household of William IV. Item #18264

Price: $12,500.00

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