Mills of Belidor (Architecture hydraulique, part 1 book 2)


Good quality second hand book  Bibliotheca Molinologica, Volume 17; Translators: Owen Ward & George Watkins

Originally published in 1737, this is one of the key studies on the development of traditional watermill technology. It consists of a great many technical plates conscientiously reproduced from the original, and explaining texts. Besides grinding mills, it also deals with saw mills, gunpowder mills and water raising devices. This book gives an excellent overview of the 18th century technical know-how of water powered machines. A4 size, An A4 sized landscape soft cover in an illustrated card sleeve.82 pages, in black and white.

T I M S series Bibliotheca Molinologica contain monographs each focussing on a specific issue. A4 size. All volumes are exclusively published by TIMS.

This publication comes in an outsize card wallet

4 in stock

  • Author(s): Belidor, Bernard Forest de
  • Publisher: TIMS
  • Publication year: 2003
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