Proverbs 1936
Ardath Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Proverbs 1936 Proverbs 1936 25 - Packed in packets of Ardath’s ‘Cork Tipped’ and ‘State Express 333’ these are well-known proverbs – A fool and his money..A stich in time..,Birds of a feather..,It’s an ill wind.. and so on, but these are not dry old sayings as they are brought to life in humorous 1930s contexts by superb colour illustrations. What a pity the artist’s name isn’t acknowledged. “The drawings are very clever and the series is interesting and amusing” wrote the new issues editor in our magazine at the time and that’s true enough, but they deserve more praise that that. When you’ve finished enjoying the pictures, read the backs which delve into the origins of the proverb then carry us forward to the twentieth century. Highly recommended these cards are size 68 x 36mm.
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Proverbs 1936

Issuer: Ardath Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Packed in packets of Ardath’s ‘Cork Tipped’ and ‘State Express 333’ these are well-known proverbs – A fool and his money..A stich in time..,Birds of a feather..,It’s an ill wind.. and so on, but these are not dry old sayings as they are brought to life in humorous 1930s contexts by superb colour illustrations. What a pity the artist’s name isn’t acknowledged. “The drawings are very clever and the series is interesting and amusing” wrote the new issues editor in our magazine at the time and that’s true enough, but they deserve more praise that that. When you’ve finished enjoying the pictures, read the backs which delve into the origins of the proverb then carry us forward to the twentieth century. Highly recommended these cards are size 68 x 36mm. Number of cards in set: 25

Price for complete set: Only £35.00

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