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Title
Metamorphosis, or, A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations, for the amusement of young persons.
Other Title
Metamorphosis
Transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations, for the amusement of young persons
Contributor Names
Sands, Benjamin.
Poupard, James.
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844, publisher.
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860, printer.
Hogan, Francis Joseph, 1877-1944, donor.
Created / Published
New York : Published by Samuel Wood, no. 357 Pearl Street, printed by Joseph Rakestraw, Philadelphia, 1814.
Subject Headings
-  Children--Conduct of life--Juvenile poetry
-  Toy and movable books--Specimens
Genre
Juvenile literature--1814
Metamorphic pictures--1814
Toy and movable books
Lift-the-flap books
Notes
-  Sands' text is rewritten from The beginning, progress, and end of man, London, 1650. The illustrations are by J. Poupard.
-  First published at Philadelphia ca. 1787.
-  Each leaf is folded inward at the top and bottom to create two illustrations: one when the flaps are closed, another when the flaps are open. For a full description of the format see Welch. Illustrations: Adam and Eve, lion and griffin, man and heart, man and skeleton.
-  Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1163.24
-  Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 15-17
-  LC copy is the gift of Frank J. Hogan, Jan. 3, 1941. Inscription: Simeon Brown's book, Octo. 9th,1814.
Medium
[8] p. : ill. ; 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
PZ6.S26 Me 1814
PZ6.S26 Me 1814 Copy 2 Gift of Frank J. Hogan, Jan. 3, 1941. Imperfect: bottom flap on final ill. wanting.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Juvenile.20607.1
Library of Congress Control Number
78320607
Online Format
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Description
Sands' text is rewritten from The beginning, progress, and end of man, London, 1650. The illustrations are by J. Poupard. First published at Philadelphia ca. 1787. Each leaf is folded inward at the top and bottom to create two illustrations: one when the flaps are closed, another when the flaps are open. For a full description of the format see Welch. Illustrations: Adam and Eve, lion and griffin, man and heart, man and skeleton. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1163.24 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 15-17 LC copy is the gift of Frank J. Hogan, Jan. 3, 1941. Inscription: Simeon Brown's book, Octo. 9th,1814.
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Chicago citation style:

Sands, Benjamin, James Poupard, Samuel Wood, Joseph Rakestraw, and Francis Joseph Hogan. Metamorphosis, or, A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations, for the amusement of young persons. New York: Published by Samuel Wood, no. 357 Pearl Street, printed by Joseph Rakestraw, Philadelphia, 1814. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/78320607/. (Accessed December 18, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sands, B., Poupard, J., Wood, S., Rakestraw, J. & Hogan, F. J. (1814) Metamorphosis, or, A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations, for the amusement of young persons. New York: Published by Samuel Wood, no. 357 Pearl Street, printed by Joseph Rakestraw, Philadelphia. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/78320607/.

MLA citation style:

Sands, Benjamin, et al. Metamorphosis, or, A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations, for the amusement of young persons. New York: Published by Samuel Wood, no. 357 Pearl Street, printed by Joseph Rakestraw, Philadelphia, 1814. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/78320607/>.