Books and Guidebooks on all aspects of wind power and windmills

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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

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Windmill land

Good condition, the cover is slightly worn and discoloured, so lower price. Internally very good indeed and inscribed by the author on fep
the classic work on Lancashire windmills, concentrating on the windmills of the Fylde

Historische Mühlen und ihre Technik

A4 hardback in publisher’s shrink wrapping
Technical drawings of 46 individual wind and water mills, mainly in northern and central Germany and one in Poland, with a description of the history and ownership of each.
Some of the mills were selected as typical examples of specific types, and others because…

Wind and windspinners

As new, A4 card covers, 140pp A guide to wind energy sources and generating electricity.

Chapter headings list: 1. Wind Energy. Sections include: Equity/ Rent concept of energy, Energy in general, Efficiency in general, percentage efficiency, wind energy in the wind, increasing usable energy etc.

  1. Generating electricity. Sections…

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…

Die Westfälische Mühlenstrasse

Hardback112 pages with 8-page English summary. A heavy book.

The book describes 28 wind and water mills in the Minden-Lübbecke district of Westphalia, out of nearly 40 in the area. Since 1978 they have featured on a mill route, designed as a tourist attraction.

There are a number of different…

Windmühlen Im Wandel der Jahrhunderte

84pp hardback book

This book focuses on windmills in the Lower Rhine region of Germany, from Cologne in the south to Kleve (Cleves) in the north, while putting them in the European context. The inner front cover shows a map of the Lower Rhine with 61 windmills, indicating their current…

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