Acquired of the Angels - The Lives and Works of John D'Angelico and James L. D'Aquisto, 3rd Edition
by Paul Schmidt; foreword by Jonathan Kellerman
For nearly three decades Acquired of the Angels has been an iconic book - the most comprehensive and highly regarded document on the two most masterful guitar makers of the 20th century. This expanded third edition features: the complete story of the makers with new interviews and stories, rare and exclusive online archives and videos, over 150 new and high def photos, over 20 years of new material – exhibits at national museums, archtop guitar evolution, and an overall design that keeps the eye moving and the intellect flowing. For those familiar with the book and story, this edition is a celebration. For the uninitiated, this is a revelatory introduction to a world characterized by artistry of the highest order, intuition, inspiration, perseverance, and great beauty. 9.5″ x 13″ hardcover with fine photo detail and elegant design. 128 pp.