The Knife in Homespun America (SIGNED Limited Edition in Slipcase)

By: Grant, Madison

Price: $110.00

Quantity: 1 available


Madison Grant's books on knives and early pioneer accoutrements are highly regarded by collectors and becoming difficult to find, especially in the limited edition with slipcase. This is a beautiful copy, #126 out of just 300. It is signed first on the specially designed book plate on the front free endpaper and then again inscribed and signed to its former owner. The book has been lovingly kept and is clean and attractive with only one very tiny tear to upper rear corner which has been reenforced at underside with a very small piece of archival tape. Even the paper of the dustjacket is as crisp as new. Book is profusely illustrated with both drawings and large, crisp, detailed black and white photos of 300 items with descriptions.The author offers an overview of the history, styles, and uses of the knife in everyday life in early America. For a collector this is a wonderful resource, as there are many variations. 187 pages.

Title: The Knife in Homespun America (SIGNED Limited Edition in Slipcase)

Author Name: Grant, Madison

Categories: American History, Antiques, Collectibles,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 10725B

Keywords: KNIVES. WEAPONS. ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES KNIVES AND EDGED WEAPONS