Styal, Cheshire : an illustrated souvenir

A soft cover booklet, 210 mm x 210 mm, 32pp, in excellent condition.

This booklet sheds light on the history of Quarry Bank Mill, and the story of Samuel Greg, a textile merchant and entrepeneur of the Industrial Revolution.

It also looks at the effect the mill had on…

Steam Engine in Industry

Historical Industrial Scenes. 128 pages with many full and half page b/w photo illus.

Near fine copy of the paperback edition of the 1979 hardcover book which was then Volume 2: Mining and Metal Trades (see separate listing)

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Traditional corn milling watermills

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This booklet is the introduction every watermill novice needs. It aims to explain how watermills used for stoneground flour milling worked. Using numerous drawings and photographs, it guides the reader through the various elements that go to make up a working watermill, including a brief discussion…

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Rescuing The Past

206 pages, hardback with D/J, medium size, good in good D/W, covers good, internally good, boards good, gilt titled spine, illustrated in black & white, index

Unfamiliar household tools, items from bygone kitchens, gardens or country crafts, are still found in out-houses, roof spaces and around the farm. Whether beautiful…

Potters’ Field

Hardcover book with many monochrome photographs and maps. 21.5 cm x 15 cm, 159 pages with fly cover.

Past at Work

The Past at Work book accopanies an eight-part BBC television series first broadcast in 1980. Hard cover 25cm x 20cm, 175 pages with many colour and monchrome illustrations

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Otterton mill

An A5 guide, 16pp, soft cover.

A guide exploring the early history of the mill, to its later restoration in the 1970’s. This guide includes numerous photographs (b/w) diagrams and line drawings.

Oliver Evans

72pp plus card cover, 8.5 x 7 inches.Covers his life from his early years until his death. Addresses his legacy, including the development of the automatic flour mill

Old mills of Camden County

Soft cover 66 pages fold-out map 5 illustrations

Charles S. Boyer’s interest in the history of Southern New Jersey and his research into the lesser known aspects of that history continued throughout his lifetime. His published articles and works on the subject are well known to those sharing his interest.…

Netherlands Open Air Museum

Small Guide Book with walks around the museum and details of a variety of of historical buildings and implements. Card cover 21cm x 13cm, 112 pages with some colour and many monochrome illustrations Dutch Language

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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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Mühlen in Schleswig-Holstein

As new hardback with fine dust jacket protected by a plastic sleeve. 35pp plus 43 full page photographic plates; a geem!

The book starts with the etymology of the word Mühle (mill) and its trace in place names. In Schleswig-Holstein the word Quern was also used for a mill. It…

MRG Proceedings, Conferences 9 & 10

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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:

Mills Of Medieval Iraq M Harverson; Three Unusual Milling Machines WNT Roberts; Millstone Makers…

MRG Proceedings, Conferences 7 & 8

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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:

The Horse Mill in the Tour St Aubin, O Ward; Millstones of La Ferte…

MRG Proceedings, Conferences 5 & 6

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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:
Millstones and the 7 years’ war; Millstone mines at Waldshutt; Dordogne watermills;Abbotsbury malthouse; moisture testing; Vitruvius’ Mill; Verona boat mills;…

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