Books and Guidebooks on all aspects of water power and watermills

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MRG Proceedings, Conference 2

A5 booklet Proceedings of the annual conference of the Mills Research Group, a UK-based group. Each booklet contains research papers on various mill-related themes.
This issue is particularly notable for the extensive paper by Stephen Buckland on the windmill designs of John Smeaton

Topics include:
Windmills and Populations
Some…

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Blanket makers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No dust jacket. First American Edition xii, 205pp, 25 plates, 2 fldg. charts

Witney Oxfordshire was the heart of blanket industry and has kept its character as an old wool town, this is the history of Charles Early and Marriot Witney Ltd. which has…

Mühlen und Müller in Berlin

Hardback A4 size, 308pp Many b/w diagrams and illustrations, German text; a heavy book

A detailed description of water and windmills in East and West Berlin and in Spandau. The first two chapters consider early milling from crushers to animal-powered mills and types of mill: hulling, fulling, tanning, paper-making and…

From Quern to Computer

A5, 32pp with card cover.

Chapters include:

Cereals,

Flour & bread,

Querns, Animal Power,

Transport,

Watermills,

Windmills,

Industrial Revolution,

Roller Milling,

Mill Protection and Preservation

Bundles of 10 are available at a 50% discount (qv)

Eight centuries of milling in north east Yorkshire (2nd ed)

A4 card cover, 295pp.,second edition incorporating new infomation. Excellent quality, very heavy book with many photographs, drawings and maps.

Along with ploughed fields, manor house and church, the mill was for centuries at the heart of village life. North east Yorkshire, like most other regions, saw a gradual evolution…

Tocketts

A4 card cover plus 72pp. Many illustrations and maps in b/w

A history of Tocketts Mill and its owners broadened to include the township of the same name. With short accounts of the other mills in the Skelton Beck valley, particularly the West Mill and Howl Beck Mill in Guisborough…

Wind, water and steam

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Hertfordshire has an unusually rich and diverse milling heritage; there are records of 110 watermills and 71 windmills in Hertfordshire, but of the majority, little physical evidence remains today.

Heavily illustrated with both historic and contemporary photographs, this book acts as an invaluable guide to these mills…

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