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Title: Agriculture and rural economy – Windmills and watermills
Original Title: Agriculture et économie rustique – moulins à vent et à eau
Volume and Page: Plates vol. 1 (1762)
Author: Unknown
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Citation (MLA): "Agriculture and rural economy – Windmills and watermills." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2010. Web. [fill in today's date in the form 18 Apr. 2009 and remove square brackets]. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0001.334>. Trans. of "Agriculture et économie rustique – moulins à vent et à eau," Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, vol. 1 (plates). Paris, 1762.
Citation (Chicago): "Agriculture and rural economy – Windmills and watermills." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2010. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0001.334 (accessed [fill in today's date in the form April 18, 2009 and remove square brackets]). Originally published as "Agriculture et économie rustique – moulins à vent et à eau," Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, vol. 1 (plates) (Paris, 1762).

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Windmills and Watermills, Used to Grind Wheat.

Plate I: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Windmill


Plate II: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Windmill


Plate III: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Windmill


Plate IV: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Windmill


Plate V: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Details of the Mills


Plate VI: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Watermill


Plate VII: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Basacle Watermill


Plate VIII: Agriculture, Rural Economy, Basacle Watermill


Plate IX: Rural Economy, Rural Economy, Handmills