This hardcover book which is destined to be a collectible features the story of Bill Moran's half century as a bladesmith, as well as the founding and growth of the American Bladesmith Society. This beautiful coffee table book pictures more Moran knives than have ever before been shown in print - more than 200 photographs, most printed in full color. Knife photo sections include Bowies, Classic Daggers, Combat Knives, Camp Knives, Utility Knives, Folders and many other treasures from the famous Maryland forge. The knife photographs are accompanied by descriptions as well as Moran's own comments about each collectible piece. Also included are some early photos of Bill and Margaret Moran.