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London : Dean & Munday, Threadneedle Stt., [between 1828 and 1843]
6 unnumbered leaves : colored illustrations (wood engravings) ; 20 cm
Toy and movable books
Dean & Munday
Rare books genre
Printed wrappers (Binding)
Inscriptions --19th century
Dame Wonder's transformations
Title and imprint from front wrapper.
"Price sixpence"--At foot of upper cover.
Hand-colored illustrations above printed verse and two lines of text on each page.
Date range based on publisher's address and form of name, (cf. Hall & Muir Conjuring books 1800-1850 and Brown, London publishers and printers, p. 55).
Each leaf is illustrated with a picture of Mary, with a cut-out hole where the face should be, through which the face printed on the last leaf can be seen. Thus, as the pages are turned, Mary appears in different costumes.
Cotsen copy: Inscribed on front wrapper: "Marie S. Scott, May 19th, 1851."
Pub. yellow pictorial wrappers printed in black with publisher's advertisement for Uncle Buncle series (printed vertically) on lower wrapper.
Cotsen copy: Diana Rexford Tillson Collection, the gift of Lloyd E. Cotsen '50.
Cf. Haining, Peter. Movable books, p. 20-21.
Transformations: Mary Goodchild.
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