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Kijk op Molens

Hardback, 144pp good condition with good dust jacket.
Dutch language

profusely illustrated with many colour photographs and a few diagrams

Mühlen rund um Hannover

Hardback, 160pp no dust jacket. good condition

The book describes the history and development of mills. The Hanover area had both water and windmills. They have left their mark on place names and feature on the coats of arms of towns and villages and on seals. The text describes the…

Mühlenbau – Wasserräder und Windmühlen bewahren und erhalten

Hardback, 208pp fine condition, as new, laminated cover.
German language

A comprehensive guide to millwrighting.
The first section deals with choice of timber.
The second section covers windmills: their history, types, computation of wind power, positioning of sails; and describes the construction of the different types.
The third section…

Alte Mühlen

Large format picture book with large colour photos of (mainly) watermills in their landscapes in various states of dilapidation, details of their components and of architectural elements, and of millers. Most are from Germany.

Soft cover with plastic protection, 191 pp, good condition; a heavy book!

The text consists of…

Die praktische Mühlen-Baukunst

Summary Translation

Hardback, 260pp + 31 detailed diagrams An extremely detailed handbook, a facsimile reprint of a work first published in 1789, on the construction of both water mills and windmills.

The first part describes calculations for designing the various components. The second part is a guide to the…

Wie man Windräder baut

Superior paperback 184 pp, good condition

How to calculate, construct and operate different types of wind turbine. The book is based on the premise that a wind turbine in conjunction with storage battery is a competitive energy source for individual users. It contains tables, graphs and diagrams to enable readers…

Mühlen in Schleswig-Holstein

As new hardback with fine dust jacket protected by a plastic sleeve. 35pp plus 43 full page photographic plates; a geem!

The book starts with the etymology of the word Mühle (mill) and its trace in place names. In Schleswig-Holstein the word Quern was also used for a mill. It…

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