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Mills at war

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This is the first attempt to bring together the many issues that connect mills and warfare. Attention has been mainly focused on Western Europe and North America, reflecting relevant material in the collections of the authors.

Mills both prospered and suffered during wartime. Not only vital…

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£100 donation to save our Industrial Heritage

All of your donation will be devoted to “Mills make the world go ‘round”, a vital project that needs your help. The Foyle Foundation has pledged £15,000 if we can raise £8,645.

Thank you in advance for your generosity

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£50 donation to save our Industrial Heritage

All of your donation will be devoted to “Mills make the world go ‘round”, a vital project that needs your help. The Foyle Foundation has pledged £15,000 if we can raise £8,645.

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The Shetland Watermill

Rare Reprint of a 1933 report on water-powered corn mills in Shetland accompanied by two large photographs of mills in Bressay and North Roe as well as detailed measured drawings and sections of the mill at Breckon Loch Eshaness which show tthe layout in some detail.

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Le moulin et le meunier (2 volumes)

A phenomenal 2-volume work by a world authority, Claude Rivals,Professor of Sociology and Ethnology at the University in Toulouse, who summarises 30 years of research. Two superbly illustrated hardback volumes (250 and 240pp) in an as new slipcase

Vol 1 (technique et metier) covers the role of the…

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Guide to Chilworth Gunpowder Mills

A5 guide book covering the history and workings of the mill, 4tg edition. With drawings and b/w photographs. With b/w illustrations and maps. Based on the Field Guide section of “Chilworth Gunpowder”. Drawings by Rowena Oliver.

Corn mill drawings of John Brandrick

Available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Corn-Mill-Drawings-John-Brandrick/dp/0955150159

Hardback, 106pp, square format 210mm x 210mm with over 200 colour & 20 b&w illustrations of watermills and windmills.

On retirement John Brandrick decided, as a hobby, that he would put his architectural and mechanical draughting skills to use by carrying out surveys and preparing…

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Survey of mills in Delaware County, Pennsylvania 1826-1880

Softback 144 pages

Following a general introduction, the survey reproduces data on all the mills in the Delaware Valley organised in six lists organised by Location, Type of Mill; Owners, Creek, Product, and Reference Number. There is also a map of the 1826 Survey with a key. The historical sources…

London millwrights

A4 card covers 36pp colour and b/w illus
This study traces the pivotal role of the millwright in the London area during the early industrial revolution when horses, wind and especially water, were the primary power sources. They first came to public notice as a London Society of Journeymen in…

Schöne alte Wassermühlen

167 colour photographs of over 50 watermills in their surroundings taken by two enthusiasts who set themselves the task of discovering the remaining mills in West Germany in the late 1970s; some mills shown on maps no longer existed, others which did exist were not on the maps.

Many of…

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