Bibliographic Citation:
Sands, Benjamin. Metamorphosis. [Cadiz, Ohio?] : Published in 1836. H. Anderson, [1836]
Published in 1836. H. Anderson, [1836]
  • "Metamorphosis. This little work is calculated to amuse the young mind, and at the same time convey moral and religious instruction; to blend at once morality with amusement, and remove the gloom from the face of religious precept."--p. [6].
  • Two illustrations signed: H. Anderson sc.
  • Hugh Anderson worked as an engraver in St. Clairsville, Ohio, ca. 1835-1853. Place of publication suggested by Morgan.
  • 1 sheet, folds out to 32 x 40 cm.
  • First sentence: "1. Adam comes first upon the stage, And Eve from out his side, Who was given to him in marriage; Turn up and see his bride."
  • Includes 10 woodcuts.
  • Citations/References: Checklist Amer. imprints 0
  • Citations/References: Morgan, R.P. Ohio, 8172
  • Simple verses offering elementary Christian instruction, accompanied by primitive woodcut illustrations, each with upper and lower flap that, when lifted or dropped, effect transformation of the pictures.
Physical Description: and white, 16 x 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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