This is an eclectic mixture of books on animal power, milling, millwrighting and the artistic and literary portrayal of mills

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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…

Guide to Chilworth Gunpowder Mills

A5 guide book covering the history and workings of the mill, 4tg edition. With drawings and b/w photographs. With b/w illustrations and maps. Based on the Field Guide section of “Chilworth Gunpowder”. Drawings by Rowena Oliver.

Survey of mills in Delaware County, Pennsylvania 1826-1880

Softback 144 pages

Following a general introduction, the survey reproduces data on all the mills in the Delaware Valley organised in six lists organised by Location, Type of Mill; Owners, Creek, Product, and Reference Number. There is also a map of the 1826 Survey with a key. The historical sources…

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…

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…

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.

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