Le meunier et son Moulin à vent. Métiers, techniques et artisans.

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    English titleThe Miller and His Windmill. Subjects, techniques and artisans
    Authors & editors

    Latour, Achille [Author]

    Publisher Creer
    Year of publication 1999

    French (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > France
    Repair & construction of mills


    Scope & contentSummary Translation: A journal on the history of windmills across France from 1809. Briefly discusses the decline in windmills and some of the work towards restoring some lost windmills across France.
    Discusses the differences in mills; their design and functions. Discusses the role of millwrights and millworkers across France. Gives detailed information on various flour mills and grains created, particularly at Moulbaix. Information on cultivation and usage of cereals.
    How the machinery has developed to accommodate changes. Includes maps and illustrations of the mills from across France.

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    Accession no. 229933

    • Shelf location: C111-LAT
    • Notes: A5 second edtion
    • Advance notice required to view in person

    Accession no. 230471

    • Shelf location: Reserve
    • Notes: A4 1982 first edtion with large plates