Binding is Cloth. Book Condition: Excellent Hardcover with Excellent Dust Jacket First Printing. 192pp; indexed; illustrated. Traces the history of milling. All major aspects of mill construction and operation are discussed, along with related technology including the nature & quality of various types of millstones, machinery for “bolting” or sifting of flour, and the tools and equipment used in the milling process.
The book focuses on the reconstructed water mill at Philipsburg Manor, Upper Mills, in North Tarrytown, New York-a fine example of a working gristmill of the type originally built during the eighteenth century
Foreword by Rex Wailes.
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