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England of the windmills

S. P. B. Mais

England of the windmills

by S. P. B. Mais

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Published by Dent in London, Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby S. P. B. Mais.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22828207M

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Windmills that survive today within Greater Manchester. Historic windmills will be listed under Lancashire. Such a lovely book showing the passion of the author for windmills in England. The photographs have compelled me to try to visit many of them.

Carefully illustrated diagrams to explain the workings of the windmill. Excellent book/5(3). The Windmills of England opens with the historical background and continues with a detailed account of the design and structure of post mills, tower mills and smock mills.

All aspects of the mechanism of the windmill are described, together with the ancillary machinery, and extensive coverage is given to the realities of restoration and running Author: Rodney J.

de Little. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Facsimile reprint of: 1st ed. London: Dent, Description: unnumbered pages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shillingford, A.

England's vanishing windmills. London: Godfrey Cave Associates Ltd., (OCoLC)   The Windmills Of England book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the s, as a boy, Rodney de Little became fascinated by win 2/5. England's Vanishing Windmills book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5.

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The Windmills of England Rodney de Little updates his earlier classic book about English windmills, with masses of new information, and previously unpublished photographs. Publisher's Note: "In the s, as a boy, Rodney de Little became fascinated by windmills and, with the gift of a camera from a relative, began assembling an unrivalled.

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The Domesday Book lists around 6, mills in England in Many of these mills continue to be mentioned in documents in succeeding centuries and eventually appear on maps.

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