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Anvils in America

Richard Postman

Richard Postman's Anvils in America is the culmination of 15 years of meticulous research. In 1982, while preparing his teaching materials for a new Industrial Education class on hot metals and hand forging at Andrews University, Michigan, Mr. Postman discovered that there was little or no published materials on the subject of anvils.

Finding it difficult to believe that no one had previously chronicled an implement so historically important and integral to the Iron Age became the impetus behind the creation of this book. More than a reference book, Anvils in America is a delightful chronicle of manufacturers, tools and people integral to the development of our country.


552 pages, Hardcover, B&W, 8.5" x 11", 1998
Order Number: SJ257..........$65.00
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