Books and Guidebooks on all aspects of wind power and windmills

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Kijk op Molens

Hardback, 144pp good condition with good dust jacket.
Dutch language

profusely illustrated with many colour photographs and a few diagrams

Brill Windmill

Due to be published in July 2017
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About this book
A fabulous photographic book about an ancient English windmill, its restoration, and its place in the heart of a village community
Brill Windmill…

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Saundersons

This is an account of three generations of outstanding traditional millwrights and engineers, all named John. Founded in 1812 at Louth, Lincolnshire, the business developed a reputation for good design, attention to detail and is credited with erecting some of the finest tower windmills in the United Kingdom. John Junior…

Tales from the tower

A4 48pp. A provocative and through review of origins and purpose of the tower at Hounslow Gunpowder Works. The author clearly demonstrates that the tower was originally a windmill, probably a pumping mill, and not the shot tower previously asserted over many years.

Much detail on the gunpowder production…

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…

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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