London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
TRANSFORMATION BOOKS -- Two manuscript children's transformation books, the first consisting of figures of a lion, Lazarus, and a wealthy man carrying bags, transformed by flaps into, respectively, a griffin, Dives and a skeleton, folded dimensions 210 x 360mm., c.1800; the second featuring Adam and Cain in similar transformations. (2)
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