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Lighthouse : an illuminating history of the world's coastal sentinels / R. G. Grant.

Grant, R. G., (author.).
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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 387.155 GRANT (Text) 34706001609389 Non-Fiction 300-399 Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 387.155 GRANT (Text) 37500004532889 New Items Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 387.155 GRA (Text) 37323005407468 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 387.155 GRAN (Text) 39231033473865 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Starke Co PL - Hamlet Branch 387.155 GRA (Text) 30063010051094 NEW ADULT Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 623.8942 GRA (Text) 30032010738232 NEW ADULT In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316414470
  • ISBN: 0316414476
  • Physical Description: 155 pages : illustrations, plans ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: The saga of the Eddystone light -- Wonders of the world : a brief history of the lighthouse -- Defying the elements : the perilous business of lighthouse building -- A light in the darkness : the evolution of lights and lenses -- Keepers of the light : splendors and miseries of the lighthouse crews -- Epilogue: The end of an era.
Summary, etc.:
"Lighthouse captures the romance of these isolated, life-saving towers in words and contemporary images, along with the inventiveness and incredible feats of engineering it took to create them. This stunning visual exploration features 100 of the most innovative and beautiful lighthouses built during seafaring's golden age, from 1700-1900"--Back cover.
Subject: Lighthouses > History.
Lighthouses > Design and construction > History.
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments.
HISTORY / Oceania.
TRAVEL / Pictorials.

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