The Windmill, a Book for Boys Young and Old Herbert Harrison

ISBN: 9781847998446

Published: July 1st 2007

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84 pages


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The Windmill, a Book for Boys Young and Old  by  Herbert Harrison

The Windmill, a Book for Boys Young and Old by Herbert Harrison
July 1st 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 84 pages | ISBN: 9781847998446 | 9.12 Mb

In this book, first published privately in 1947, the way of life of the old time windmiller and the workings of the windmill are described by a millers son. The author Herbert Harrison grew up at Sprowston Mill, Norwich, in the late 19th Century. HeMoreIn this book, first published privately in 1947, the way of life of the old time windmiller and the workings of the windmill are described by a millers son.

The author Herbert Harrison grew up at Sprowston Mill, Norwich, in the late 19th Century. He explains clearly and approachably the construction, mechanisms and workings of windmills as well as the hard work and responsibilities of their owners and operators, who provided vital services to their local communities. Illustrator G. R. Nisbets beautiful sketches and technical drawings accompany the text. With five photographs of typical English mill types.



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