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    English titleWindmills
    Authors & editors

    Frode, Wolfgang [Author]

    Publisher Ellert & Richter Verlag, Hamburg
    Year of publication 1987

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

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

    Scope & contentSummary Translation
    A book mainly of coloured photos of windmills in their landscapes in Germany and elsewhere in Europe.
    The text covers the history of windmills since earliest times in different parts of the world, the development and evolution of windmills in the Netherlands, their boom years and decline and their current prospects.
    It ends with a list of interesting mills in the German Federal Republic and a brief description of each. In addition to the photos, there are two pages of diagrams illustrating the different types of vertical windmills.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Spain & Portugal, Scandinavia, Netherlands, Greece, Germany, Denmark, Timber, Olive and other domestic oils, Drainage, pumps & wells, Cereals, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 21499

    • Shelf location: C114-FRO
    • Donor: SPAB