|Author:||J. B. (John Bulwer), fl. 1648-1654.|
|Title:||A view of the people of the vvhole vvorld, or, A short survey of their policies, dispositions, naturall deportments, complexions, ancient and moderne customes, manners, habits & fashions a worke every where adorned with philosophicall, morall, and historicall observations on the occasions of their mutations & changes throughout all ages : for the readers greater delight figures are annexed to most of the relations / scripsit J.B. ...|
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A view of the people of the vvhole vvorld, or, A short survey of their policies, dispositions, naturall deportments, complexions, ancient and moderne customes, manners, habits & fashions a worke every where adorned with philosophicall, morall, and historicall observations on the occasions of their mutations & changes throughout all ages : for the readers greater delight figures are annexed to most of the relations / scripsit J.B. ...
J. B. (John Bulwer), fl. 1648-1654.
London: Printed by William Hunt, 1654.
First published in 1650 with title: Anthropometamorphosis.
Dedication signed: John Bulwer.
Advertisements on p. [30-31] at end.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Anthropology -- Early works to 1870.
Manners and customs -- Early works to 1800.
Self-mutilation -- Early works to 1800.
Mutation (Biology) -- Early works to 1800.
MAN TRANSFORMD: 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.