Life in a Sussex windmill

Second edition, good condition with slightly scuffed and marked cover. Inside clean and no markings other than a pencilled price on fep.
116 rough cut pages with b/w drawings and photographic illustrations.

Windmills on Bornholm, Denmark

Report on Windmills Volume 4: Windmills on Bornholm, Denmark. A Field Survey, Analysis and Recommendation for Preservation. Compiled 1956 - 1958. A4 perfect bound book 98pp in English and Danish. Fold out example of large survey sheet used to collect information. Detailed map. More than 150 b/w photos some line…

Power from wind

Paperback edition 324 pages Illustrated. Introduction, 1. The wind, 2. The horizontal windmill, 3. The post mill, 4. Tower and smock mills, 5. Windmill sails, 6. Windmills for land drainage, 7. Windpower in industry, 8. The demise of the traditional windmill, 9. The windmill for pumping water and water supply,…

Windmills in Cambridgeshire

The standard reference work on the windmills of the county. One of the seminal series by Arthur C Smith. Many details and 54 photographs are provided of the windmills of Cambridgeshire. A4 Format Booklet 30pp. Very Rare. Good condition with some minor text underlinings

Windmills in Warwickshire

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One of the County Windmill series. A major standard reference work on the windmills of the county. One of the seminal series by Arthur C Smith, some as this with Wilfred Seaby. Many details and 24 photographs are provided of the windmills of Warwickshire. A4 Format…

Windmills in Surrey and Greater London

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One of the County Windmill series. The standard reference work on the windmills of the counties. One of the seminal series by Arthur C Smith. Details and photographs are given of 22 occupied windmill sites. A4 Format Booklet 18pp. An essential addition to all windmill libraries.…

Watermills and stoneground flour milling

Reduced from £38 because of slight knock to top RH corner of the cover(see scan)

A4, a new book, hardback, great quality. Drawings by John Brandrick. Very heavy book!
Last few copies; the hardly noticeable slight knock at top RH corner, does not affect the very positive impression this…

Wheat flour milling from millstones to rollers

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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…

Cathedral, forge and waterwheel

Hard cover with dust jacket. Great condition, 358pp., 21cm x 15cm. An illuminating look at the monumental inventions of the Middle Ages, by the authors of Life in a Medieval Castle. The authors explode the myth of the Dark Ages, showing that the Fall of Rome did not plunge Europe…

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Windpower principles

Hard cover with dust jacket,122pp., 22cm x 14cm., very good condition, with b/w diagrams. This book is a well-considered, expertly written work which provides the information the experimenter must have before venturing on any building programme. The author writes from a long professional and practical engineering experience - centred in…

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Die praktische Mühlen-Baukunst

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Hardback, 260pp + 31 detailed diagrams An extremely detailed handbook, a facsimile reprint of a work first published in 1789, on the construction of both water mills and windmills.

The first part describes calculations for designing the various components. The second part is a guide to the…

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Mills of Man

First Edition with good dust jacket, book condition very good, 224pp.
Describes the rise and fall of wind and water mills with some 35 wonderful photographs (b/w) of old watermills and windmills.

Molens in Noord-Holland

A large and heavy book, as new, with protected dust jacket
32.5x 26.5cm , 264 pp, many b/w, sepia and colour illustrations.
This is an impressive book full of detail with sections on the different types of mill, the builders and restorers of mills, the different geographical regions in the Netherlands…

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