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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In the now two years since publication, Anvils in America has continued to be the indespensible reference for many of us. Com marked it as to-read Feb 17, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It also had enough information that I was able to identify the manufacturing date of an anvil that I amrica. Anvils in America continues to be one of the most popular books in blacksmithing with some 10, copies in print!


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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.

It is so full of information that no matter how many times you read it or refer to it you are always surprised to find something new. Anvils in America continues to be one of the most popular books in blacksmithing!

Illustration from Hay-Budden booklet. Referring to Vy in America is so common in blacksmithing and collecting circles that it is merely referred to as “AIA”. Postman then goes on with a history of anvils and reproductions of hundreds of original anvil ads and fliers illustrated by even MORE of Postman’s photos. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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

See all 38 reviews. The history of numerous American and English makers is given. Want to identify the maker of your anvil and learn their history? Angela Billingsley rated it really liked it Feb 06, Bargle marked it as to-read Dec 25, I got the date the anvil was made and great detail on the methods used across the americw years of production.


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Anvils In America

The author has received numerous complaints about this book! 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. This book is NOT available through Amazon.