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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It’s informative, ammerica researched, includes tons of photos and illustrations. It also had enough information that I was able to identify the anvilz date of an anvil that I possess. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Today there are hundreds of anvil collectors and tool collectors that covet certain anvils. Art Aldridge marked it as to-read Dec 25, Copies ordered here on-line personaly inscribed signed by the author. Antique anvils have become a hot item at sales and on ebay. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

There is also an article with drawings taken from a Hey-Budden sales booklet describing the manufacture of anvils. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I postponed postmaj 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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Anvils In America by Richard A. Postman

New Edge of the Anvil: When this encyclopedic reference was published a decade ago the author thought he would be lucky to sell the first thousand copies. The history continues with the dominance of the English anvil makers that had the power of the British Empire behind their distribution of anvils world wide. Jun 07, George Anderson rated it it was amazing. Jake rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Read more Read less.

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Read reviews that mention good read interested in anvils great book book is a great anvil resource reference. Nevada marked it as to-read May 18, Ty marked it as to-read Dec 26, Want to identify the maker of your anvil and learn their history? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


A book about anvils, after 15 years of research. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The Four Classic Volumes in One. Numbered editions were sold out by Postmsn Lists with This Book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This book contains wonderful information on the American Anvil Companies and the men who made the anvils. Dave marked it as to-read Jul 27, In the now two years since publication, Anvils in America has continued to be the indespensible reference for many of us.

It has an in depth section on how anvils were manufactured of which I haven’t found elsewhere, at least with this amount of detail.

This book won’t help you get one but it will drive you crazy with anticipation until the day comes that you beat that first metal object into shape on your very own Eagle or Peter Wright heirloom.

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It just goes to show that great minds DO think alike! Congratulations to Richard Postman! Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Cade Curtis marked it as to-read May 02,