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Nur den Wind zu Gast

16x16cm booklet 48pp of spiritual reflections about mills and milling, with personal memories, biblical quotations and hymns. Illustrated with attractive colour pictures of mills and natural world.

Glück zu!  Mühlen in Schleswig-Holstein

A5 Book 96pp, many b/w illustrations, issued to mark 20th anniversary of the association to preserve wind and water mills in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg.
It has six chapters, written by five different authors. The first covers the history, working and technology of mills in Schleswig-Holstein, explaining in particular the differences…

Glück zu! Mühlengeschichten

Mills in East Germany!
Hardback book, 21 x 10 cm, 112pp including 48 photographic plates, many in colour
A collection of texts about water and windmills, containing descriptions, historical details and anecdotes about specific mills, and information about moves to restore some of them. The text quotes numerous poems and…

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

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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…

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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…

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