A History of Hand Knitting by Richard Rutt, Bishop of Leicester, ISBN 0713451181 , published by B. T. Batsford 1989, hardback with dust jacket in pre-owned but new condition. A very extensive study with text including old photos of knitting throughout the ages. Also includes clear technical diagrams and a large number of designs from historical items. A must for knitters, and lovers of needlework in general. Also of interest for antique fashion.244 pages. This edition has the more desireable cover with the author and is very hard to find at all.
A History of Hand Knitting Book