Item num: 3771
Item weight: 120.00 oz.
Description: Special Price!! Both of Dr. David Darom's books sold together! Full retail price of both books: $170 (30% discount)
Art and Design in Modern Custom Folding Knives
Art and Design in Modern Custom Fixed-Blade Knives
These books are unique among books about custom knives. They provide unparalleled photography and information about some of the best knife makers in the world. Dr. Darom selected 48 featured artists and has presented their art on eight pages each.
These books provides insight into the personal lives of the artists as well as their thoughts and feelings about their craft -- breathing life into steel objects. This was achieved only by the full and enthusiastic cooperation of everyone involved, presented here in the form of their biographies and signed personal statements.
To complete the documentation of this astounding modern art form, a group of world experts wrote an original introduction to the books.
The eight page sections dedicated to each of 48 featured artists consist of the following:
Dimensions (in inches): 11.4 x 9
Printed in Israel
Each book is first edition and printed in a limited edition of 2500 copies
Retail price for each book: $85
- The artist's picture, biography and personal signed statement
- A photographic sequence showing the artist creating one of the features of a fixed blade knife made specially for the book
- A full page illustration of the featured knife created for the book
- Five pages showing choice art fixed blades made by the artist in recent years
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