This section contains selected recently published books and significant works that we feel will be of particular interest to collectors of mill books

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Mills at war

Newly published!

This is the first attempt to bring together the many issues that connect mills and warfare. Attention has been mainly focused on Western Europe and North America, reflecting relevant material in the collections of the authors.

Mills both prospered and suffered during wartime. Not only vital…

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…

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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…

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

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The Brown Family

A4 Perfect Bound, 48pp plus card covers. This fascinating story details research on the Brown family and the traditional corn mills, steam mills and roller flour mills that they owned and operated in Hertfordshire, Surrey and London from 1810 to 1954.

This history of the Brown family began with Frederick…

Mills of Man

First Edition with good dust jacket, book condition very good, 224pp.
Describes the rise and fall of wind and water mills with some 35 wonderful photographs (b/w) of old watermills and windmills.

Windmills in Sussex

First edition in near-fine condition. The dust jacket has been protected by a plastic sleeve, keeping it as new. Hardback 138 pages with 70 black and white photographs.

The classic book on Sussex windmill from the 1930s. very rare in this condition.

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