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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…

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

Harback, 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 digital drawings of historical structures,…

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…

MRG Proceedings, Conference 1

Out of print and very rare
A5 booklet Proceedings of the first annual conference of the Mills Research Group, a UK-based group. Each booklet contains research papers on various mill-related themes. This issue is particularly notable as te first in a series that has endured for more than 25 years

History of Corn Milling Vols 1 - 4

A rare opportunity to obtain this seminal four volume work at a reasonable price. The books are in excellent condition; the price is lower because they are stamped by the University College of North Wales.

Numerous black and white illustrations.

“We have long been impressed by the scantiness of…

History of Corn Milling Vol 2 Watermills and Windmills

Hardback, 343pp,very good condition. American facsimile on superior paper and slightly larger format then the original.

This classic work covers the evolution of both watermills and windmills: exploring origins and design from the early Greeks and Romans though Norse mills, Domesday and medieval times to modern structures evident in Victorian…

Windmill land

Signed by the author
Very good condition with some foxing
the classic work on Lancashire windmills, concentrating on the windmills of the Fylde

Rare

1 of 83 pages

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