Anvils in America by Richard Postman. The long awaited definitive reference on anvils, their history and manufacture. Anvilfire book review. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Fabulous book for anyone interested or involved in the art and craft of blacksmithing, or truely, smithing in. Find great deals for Anvils in America by Richard A. Postman (, Hardcover, Unabridged). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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There’s really nothing that comes even close to this book out there. Postman has saved the little known information on the place the American anvil played in the Industrial Era from being lost to time!

Anvils in America by Richard A. Postman (1998, Hardcover, Unabridged)

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In the now two years since publication, Anvils in America has continued to be the indespensible reference for many of us. Anviils this encyclopedic ameirca was published a decade ago the author thought he would be lucky to sell the first thousand copies. A limited first printing of books, numbered, dated, personaly inscribed and signed.

There are now numerous private anvil museums. A book about anvils, after 15 years of research.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The article describes and shows anvils being forged, welded and ground. Art Aldridge marked it as to-read Dec 25, After seeing all this you think, “What more could there be?

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Want to identify the maker of your anvil and learn their history? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Referring to Anvils in America is so common in blacksmithing and collecting circles that it is merely referred to as “AIA”. According to David Poppke poppke plains.

Same fine construction as the first with the addition of a beautiful color slipcover. Carl S Top Contributor: This book won’t help you get one but it will drive you crazy with potsman until the day comes that you beat that first metal object into shape on your very own Eagle or Peter Wright heirloom.

Anvils In America

This book is huge! No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Four Classic Volumes in One. Xiaoqin marked it as to-read Dec 18, Color photos of two “Colonial” anvils from back of new slipcover. Hard cover, cloth bound, and Smyth sewn. I solute the author for his enormous investment of time, money and energy to produce this well written and information packed volume.


John Smerica marked it as to-read Nov 24, Prior to AIA there were a few collectors of anvils and very few had an idea of what they had, how old or how rare.

I postponed the purchase of this book many times due to the cost, I say now, I wish I had purchased it long ago as it is all that I expected and so much more.

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Amaze your friends by identifying rare and alluring antique anvils. Anvils Through the Ages by Don Plummer There are numerous lists of makers marks and anvil stories ammerica by the author.