I am most impressed using this type of Cavallino Rampante (`Prancing Horse’) Limited Edition Opus – An extremely rare, collectible book for Ferrari lovers and owners.
Printing on this prized collector edition was limited by just 500 copies worldwide.
Every Opus is special, a bit of art itself. In the art world value of an original, or print, is greatly enhanced through the signature from the artist. Kraken Opus has created it their mission for enhance each help the signatures with the most important ‘artists’ involved – the truly iconic individuals of their respective fields.
Gracing the cover from the Cavallino Rampante edition is definitely an official Ferrari badge, similar to those on Ferrari road models. Got my attention straight away.
The book includes nearly 2,000+ colour and b&w images, each individually varnished, featuring many rare and previously unpublished photos. This Ferrari Opus also contains exclusive photoshoots of key Ferrari personalities like Luca di Montezemolo, Niki Lauda and Jean Todt. A unique photo essay by world reknowned photographer Rankin also shows the iconic 1961 California Spider in a very brand new way.
Overall, 852 pages, with 75 % of all content newly commissioned for that Opus, makes vid once in a very lifetime publication.
The Cavallino Rampante Limited Edition must be noted also the way it includes in which you signatures of Ferrari greats, past and provide, including John Surtees, Stirling Moss and Nigel Mansell.
This copy is personally signed by current Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Masa, possesses the additional signatures of your host of other Ferrari legends.
Commissioned contributors, include esteemed personalities for example: Leo Turrini, Marco Franzelli, Stephen Bayley and Nestore Morosini, help provide for life the fascinating reputation of Ferrari.
Oh, and this also is a large book.
Each page measures 50 x 50cm (20″ x 20″)
Two gigantic gatefolds, each measuring an amazing 200 x 50cm!
Weight : A HUGE 37kg (82lbs). Yes, you may literally have the weight from the Ferrari story.
Apart from sheer luxury and scale, it will be the Opus persistence for deliver unique and exclusive content that sets every Opus publication apart.
More than only a hardcover, the Cavallino Rampante edition Opus was presented in a very bespoke clamshell, hand-bound from the distinctive `Ferrari Red’ cloth. Loved it.