Windmills in England

Hard cover, great condition. The dust-wrapper good with some wear. 28cm x 22cm. 48pp., with b/w photos. The origin of the windmill, its various types and their machinery.

Eight centuries of milling in north east Yorkshire

A4 card cover, 295pp., 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 in rural milling from…

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…

Coombe Mill, Cornwall

‘Coombe Mill’: unposted

‘Post Card. Frith’s Series’

‘F. Frith & Co., Ltd. Reigate, No. 62421’

The serial number indicates this image was taken in 1910.

Coombe Mill, Cornwall

‘Coombe Mill. Thorn Photo’: unposted

Photographed by a member of the Thorn family, photographers from Bude, Cornwall.

No date.

Coombe Mill, Cornwall

‘Coombe Mill. Thorn Photo’: unposted, however some handwriting on the reverse of the card.

Photographed by a member of the Thorn family, photographers from Bude, Cornwall.

No date.

Windmills of north west Kent and Kentish London

Published September 2014, 21x27cm, 108pp. Card cover. Many b/w and colour illustrations. An important new work correcting errors in standard texts such as Coles-Finch. The book describes 410 sites and provides many details on the millwrights such as William Ashby who was active in N W Kent and the fringes…

Windmills of Yorkshire

Card cover, 112pp. One of the most detailed and comprehensive books about windmills in print, this profusely illustrated book provides history and technical information on more than 180 ancient windmill sites accompanied by over 150 photographs, maps and drawings. Remains of many of these can still be seen around the…

Molenbouw

Large, well-illustrated book on the technical details of building windmills. Very good condition, laminated boards, 551pp, a heavy book!

English language summary translated by Rex Wailes

Drainage of the Fens

First edition, hardback with dustwrapper a new book. 205 pages many photographic illustrations, line drawings and maps. A book for local historians, steam engine enthusiasts and those with a general interst in fenland. This lovely book is a revised version of the author’s previous work on the topic, including his…

Wheat flour milling from millstones to rollers

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About this book
Wheat flour milling underwent a radical change during the 25 year period from 1875 to 1900. The drive for the change came from continental Europe and the United States, where new flour mills had been built containing sophisticated machinery developed in an…

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…

Flour mill machinery 1935

Hard cover, very good condition. 29cm x 22cm, heavy book. 21st edition. The catalogue includes: wheat cleaning machinery, wheat conditioning machinery, flour milling machinery, auxiliary flour mill machinery.

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Milling and Grain November 2017

Milling and Grain is the Successor to Milling (established in 1891). It is now a high quality A4 size full colour magazine with a worldwide circulation

It is now the contemporary milling industry’s most informative and dedicated information source, featuring each month reports on new technology, commodity updates, company profiles,…

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