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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…

Theatrum machinarum molarium

Facsimile reprint of 1735 edition published in Leipzig

Hardback 125pp plus 6pp in modern type about Leupold plus 43 single-sided plates. Patterned end papers. Embossed vellum, 33cmx23cm

Detailed instructions, in Gothic script, for the construction of water mills, floating mills, windmills, animal-powered and treadmills and mobile field mills, followed by…

Alles ist schon einmal dagewesen

Hardback Book in good condtion with good protected dust cover, 183pp.
Published by Roche to mark the 30th anniversary of the synthesising of Vitamin A and 20th anniversary of the marketing of Vitamin A in powder form for use in the animal feed industry.
The general subject is domestic animals…

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