Young Mill-Wright and Miller’s Guide
Modern facsimile reprint of 1850 thirteenth edition. As new. Hardback 15x22cm. Full bound silver cloth with black labels and titles on front board and spine. A beautiful facsimile. 400 Pages and numerous plates (some pull out), an extensive appendix. One of the most important US-grown works of early American technology, this is a complete treatise on the mechanics and hydraulics of mills, with directions for constructing the author’s patented improvements in mills. Part Five was written by Thomas Ellicott. The plates are remarkably detailed and depict all manner of mechanical milling devices, as well as cross-sections of the intricate internal workings of a flour mill.
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