If I ever sell anything in the knife world I pray that I can sell you this magnificent book!! Dr. Darom was the man who put this all together and the writers were the artist's themselves. How unique! There is a short biography on each artist , then a short piece from the artist and then a desciption of their knives and a detailed description of either their speacialty and how they do it or a description of of their knife making and each step and process. This is the book I have been looking for and I would be eternaly grateful that everyone who has a love for knives purchase it. Here is the a quote from Dr. Darom, "this is a book of the art and the human beings that live, and create this art."