Book Details


Ovid's Metamorphosis : Englished, mythologiz'd, and represented in figures.
Published: Oxford : John Lichfield, 1632.
Description: This translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses is the first known poetical work done in English America. George Sandys, the translator, was colonial treasurer of the Viginia Company and lived in Virginia from 1621 to 1631.
Condition/Repair: Both the front board and the back board are detached, and the spine is missing. The text block has broken into two pieces. The conservator will resew the book, preserving the original boards and replacing the spine will new leather.
Donation Needed: $390.00