The Pick Knitwear Story 1856-1956



The Pick Knitwear Story 1856-1956

8vo. Bound in pictorial Card wrappers. 45pp. Illustrated with six line drawings by Edward Ardizzone. In perfect condition, Rare.

Size 21.5 x 14 (8.5 x 5.5 inches)

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 Provenance: ofAndrew Murray, the ex-director of the Mayor Gallery in Cork Street London, with his surrealist book plate on blank endpaper. Andrew Murray knew Edward Ardizonne personally and had arranged several exhibitions for him at the Mayor Gallery in the 1960 s.


Reference: Brian Alderson C 31.p.’ E.A. also provided pen drawings for a series of Pick Knitwear advertisements that appeared in ‘Out of Doors’ magazine around 1948. These and drawings in the brochure are based upon a quantity of drafts in Sketchbook 2. ‘


Item details

Publisher: J.Pick & Sons,
Signed: No
Date: 1956
Place: Leicester.
Condition: fine
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002365

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