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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…

Wind: Strom für Haus und Hof

Softback, 76pp, German language
A guide to construction wind turbines. The sections cover: information about the wind; the ELWI-2 system; construction details; the relevant electrical engineering information; a list of components with their measurements.
The paperback booklet is richly illustrated with photos and diagrams.

Wie nutze ich Windenergie in Haus und Garten

Card cover 94pp, German language
A guide to building small wind generators. It covers: cost advantage; how wind generators work; types of turbine; location; what to look for in buying a generator; assembly; electrical installation; storage batteries; extra low-voltage load; power for gardens and allotments; power for garages and…

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…

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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…

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