Eine kleine Mühlenkunde

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    English titleA little guide to mills
    Authors & editors

    Jans, Wilhelm [Author]

    Publisher Verein zur Förderung historischer Mühlen im Landkreis Gifhorn
    Year of publication 1985

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland


    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    A slim leaflet about the different types of windmill, with a brief introduction to the evolution of milling, leading on to a slightly more detailed description of watermills and their different wheels, before going on to windmills, distinguishing post mills, wip mills and Dutch mills, and then describing briefly the different types of Dutch mill.

    It then describes the different kinds of grain mill, and some of the other uses of mills. It also touches on laws governing mills and millers.The book contains diagrams of the different kinds of windmill mentioned.

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    Accession no. 230019

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