Treatise on mills and millwork, parts I and II


Two volume set, second edition. Rare and good quality. Library copies with tape repair on spine.

A guide to all aspects of millwrighting, including construction of water wheels and turbines; the varieties of steam engines; construction of windmills; details on wheels, shafts and gearings; descriptions of corn, cotton, flax, silk, woollen, oil, paper and gunpowder mills.

Includes many illustrations and foldouts.

Part I: On the principles of mechanism and on prime movers

Part II: On machinery of transmission and the construction and arrangement of mills

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  • Author(s): Fairbairn, William
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co
  • Publication year: 1864-5
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