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Author: J. B. (John Bulwer), fl. 1648-1654.
Title: Anthropometamorphosis: = man transform'd: or, the artificiall changling: historically presented, in the mad and cruell gallantry, foolish bravery, ridiculous beauty, filthy finenesse, and loathsome loveliness of most nations, fashioning and altering their bodies from the mould intended by nature; with figures of those transfigurations. To which artificiall and affected deformations are added, all the native and nationall monstrosities that have appeared to disfigure the humane fabrick. With a vindication of the regular beauty and honesty of nature. And an appendix of the pedigree of the English gallant. Scripsit J.B. cognomento chirosophus. M.D.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Anthropometamorphosis: = man transform'd: or, the artificiall changling: historically presented, in the mad and cruell gallantry, foolish bravery, ridiculous beauty, filthy finenesse, and loathsome loveliness of most nations, fashioning and altering their bodies from the mould intended by nature; with figures of those transfigurations. To which artificiall and affected deformations are added, all the native and nationall monstrosities that have appeared to disfigure the humane fabrick. With a vindication of the regular beauty and honesty of nature. And an appendix of the pedigree of the English gallant. Scripsit J.B. cognomento chirosophus. M.D.
J. B. (John Bulwer), fl. 1648-1654., Fathorn, William, engraver. 1616-1691,, Cross, Thomas, fl. 1632-1682.

London: Printed by William Hunt, Anno Dom. 1653.
Subject terms:
Manners and customs
Anthropology
Self-mutilation
Mutation (Biology)
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A77798.0001.001

Contents
title page
The intent of the Frontispiece unfolded.
engravings
A through-description of the Nationall Gallant: Being indeed an Anacepheloisis of the whole Book, intimidated by the Frontispiece.
To his honoured Friend, Thomas Diconson, Esquire.
To the learned Author on his Book.
Ad Authorem Philocosmum.
On my honoured Friend Dr Bulwer his Apologeti∣call Disquisition, and ingenious Anatomy of Nature.
Dno Bulwero Temporum nostrorum Plinio Tertio, nemini, Secundo, Her∣culi Anglo, Monstrorum{que} Domi∣tori Facetissimo.
Ad eundem.
Inaudita, de infanda Gentium De∣formitate, apud sui Vindicem & Statorem, Naturae Querela. Hecatonsticha.
A Letter directed to the Author from a worthy Friend of his, fully discovering the ground of all Mans Prevarications.
A Hint of the Ʋse of this TREATISE.
Diploma Apollinis.
A List of Divines, Poets, Historians, Phi∣losophers, Anatomists, Physitians, and others, Cited to give in evidence, and out of which number was a Grand Jury em∣panell'd for the Triall of the Artificiall Changling, upon the Inditement filed by the Author about the matter of Fact of Mans voluntary Transformation.
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A TABLE Of the Scenes of Man's Transfor∣mation.
The INTRODƲCTION.
MAN TRANSFORM'D: OR THE ARTIFICIALL CHANGLING.
THE FIRST SCENE. Certaine Fashions of the Head, affe∣cted and contrived, by the Pragma∣ticall invention and Artificiall en∣deavours of many Nations.
SCENE II. Certaine Fashions of Haire affected by divers Nations, and their opinions and practise about Haire-rites, most derogatory to the Honour of Nature.
SCENE III. Frontall Fashions affected by divers Nations.
SCENE IV. Eye-brow Rites, or the Eye-brows abus'd contrary to Nature.
SCENE V. Eye-lid Fashions affected as Notes of Gallantry and Beauty by divers Nations.
SCENE VI. Monstrous conformations, properties, colours, proportions, and Fashionable affectations of Eyes, amongst certain Nations.
SCENE VII. Certaine formes and strange shapes of the Nose much affected, and Arti∣ficially contrived, as matters of sin∣gular beauty and Ornament, in the esteem of some Nations.
SCENE VIII. Auricular fashions, or certaine strange Inventions of People in new-moul∣ding their Eares.
SCENE IX. Artificiall Scars accounted marks of Gallantry, imprinted on the Cheeks of diverse Nations.
SCENE X. Mouth Fashions and Orall Monstro∣sities.
SCENE XI. Lip-gallantry, or certaine Labiall fashions invented by divers Na∣tions.
SCENE XII. Beard-haters, or the opinion and pra∣ctise of diverse Nations, concerning the naturall Ensigne of Manhood appearing about the mouth.
SCENE XIII. Dentall Fashions, or Tooth Rites.
SCENE XIV. Devices of certaine Nations practised upon their Tongues.
SCENE XV. Face-moulders, Face-takers, Stigma∣tizers, and Painters.
SCENE XVI. Nationall Monstrosities appearing in the Necke.
SCENE XVII. Humerall, or Shoulder-Affectati∣ons.
SCENE XVIII. Strange Inventions of certain Nations in ordering their Armes, Hands and Nailes.
SCENE XIX. Pap-Fashions.
SCENE XX. Dangerous Fashions, and desperate Affectations about the Breast and Waste.
SCENE XXI. Strange inventive Contradictions against Nature, practically maintai∣ned by divers Nations in the orde∣ring of their Privy-parts.
SCENE XXII. Tailed Nations, Breech-Gallantry, and Abusers of that part.
SCENE XXIII. Leg and Foot-fashions, or certaine Legs and Feet in esteeme with di∣vers Nations.
SCENE XXIIII. Cruell and fantasticall Inventions of Men practised upon their Bodies in a supposed way of Bravery, and wicked practices both of Men and Devils to alter and deforme the Humane Fabricke.
AN APPENDIX, Exhibiting the Pedigree of the English Gallant.
A Table of the chiefe matters contained in these Scenes. Locally disposed accor∣ding to an Alphabet. of the parts of the Body.
Workes of the Author already published.