Les vieux moulins du Pays de Vaud et d'ailleurs
|English title||Old mills in the Pays de Vaud region, and surrounding areas|
|Authors & editors|
|Year of publication||1986|
French (main text)
Wind & watermills by Region > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland
|Scope & content||Summary Translation: |
A guide to the old mills of Vaud, a mountainous district in western Switzerland, bordered by Lake Geneva to the south and France to the West.
Information on water mills across the Vaud district, across the Mediterranean to Tibet.
The author has spent fifteen years researching bread ovens and their development; gives information on his research projects and results. The author gives personal accounts of experiences, for example at Saint-Denis. Saint-Denis; two streams, two mills. Gives a history of the areas.
Includes a section on mills in Pompeii- their history and any differences in the style, mechanisms etc. Includes illustrations; including a poem of a complaint by Henri Gubet from 1951- humorous examples.
Accession no. 229948
- Shelf location: C114-DEL