MRG Proceedings, Conference 11

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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 includes:
A major paper (pp 3 - 36) by Stephen Buckland on the origins of the tower mill , with a…

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Moulins de France

128 pages full colour illustrations; gazetteer with directions to the mills of France. French language; brief introduction to mills generally followed by short descriptions of individual mills in France including opening hours and history and easy reference symbols for mill type; arranged by region.As new

Moulin à vent et le meunier

Le moulin à vent et le meunier dans la société française traditionnelle. Large hardback book in excellent condition with near fine dust jacket. French language. 23 x 28 cm 335pp, 293 illustrations mainly b/w photos and line drawings. The standard work on French windmills. A heavy book.

This copy has slight…

Windmühlen: der Stand der Forschung über das Vorkommen und den Ursprung

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A heavy book 404 pp with 366 b/w ills. and 9 maps, index, 30 page summary in English, publisher’s cloth with dust jacket. Explains the history and development of windmill technology around the world, principally in Western Europe. Text in German, condition quite good (slight rips at…


Please note: the text in this book is in German.

Windmills are an impressive example of a technology nearly a thousand years old. Their heyday was certainly the 19th century. Only a few hundred of almost 20,000 windmills survive in Germany today. Today, environmental discussions have made it clear…

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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.

Mühlenkultur in Schleswig-Holstein

Hardback, 280pp very good condition with good dust jacket.
German language

An account of windmills and watermills in Eckernförde (Eckernforde) and North Friesland in Schleswig-Holstein, arranged by district. The material for the first part of the book was gathered in the 1930s, and that for the second part in…

In einem kuhlen Grunde

Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 9in x 10.5in. Clean large format hardback with text in GERMAN. Unclipped d/w shows light shelfwear & tear - 80 pages.

Many colour sketches and paintings of watermills with the odd windmill, interleaved with poetry and songs. An unusual…

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…

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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 an der Nordseeküste

Hardback, 56pp A look back at the exploitation of wind in Schleswig Holstein, which is now being used in numerous wind parks to generate electricity. In earlier times windmills were used to grind the corn from the fertile soil of the region, reaching a high point in the second half…

Die Wind- und Wassermühlen des Kreises und der Stadt Flensburg

Large format soft covers, 232 pages in German

Mills in the Flensburg area described from legal, economic, technical and topographical angles.

The first part deals with the rights and regulations governing mills from the Carolingian period to the 20th century. It lists specific mills with details of their ownership and…

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…

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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…

Watermolens - Wassermühlen

Hardback as new with excellent dust cover 187 pages with bibliography, Text partly in Dutch and German, issued for the exhibition “Working with hydro” in two museums in Holland and Germany. Many b/w illustrations and photographs; a high quality and heavy publication.

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