A la chasse aux papillons. système de mise au vent automatique des moulins

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Title A la chasse aux papillons. système de mise au vent automatique des moulins = Chasing butterflies- focusing on the subject of the system of automatic wind mills.
Year of publication 1991
Publisher Les Cahiers De L'Ama
Accession number 229307
Publication language(s) French
Authors & editors Amary, Jean Francois; Porcher, Christian; Raclin, M
Shelf location W 11-AMA
Scope and content Donated by J. Kenneth Major/ William Hill.

Summary Translation

A journal on the study of windmills and the renewed interest in windmills, particularly the ‘Moulin de l’Epinay à la Chapelle-Saint-Florent’ (Epinay windmill) and flour production.

Discusses wind turbines and compares the development of different types of windmills from around the world particularly Germany and South Africa.

Features photographs and diagrams of different features of the windmill structures.

Includes a section on the Papillon en Anjou. This could be a term used for the mill/ a type of machinery (papillon=butterfly) mentioned in the text or could be a term for a throttle/valve used in the mill. Several references to 'Papillon' are made throughout the text, for example Description d'un papillon allemand (lit. translation. Description of a German butterfly).

Subject categories Mills and milling, Development of technology, Power source, Wind, Archaeology & history, Maps, People, Power source: general, Power source: wind, Foreign (non-UK) windmills, Regions: Europe (non-UK), France, Germany, Regions: rest of the world, Africa
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