The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses: History, Legend, Lore, Design, Technology, Romance

The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses: History, Legend, Lore, Design, Technology, Romance


The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores - and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings - has captivated our collective imagination. More than simply picturesque, the lighthouse has become an enduring symbol of salvation, fortitude, and heroic folklore. The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses is a panoramic, lavishly illustrated history of these legendary buildings and celebrates the rich heritage of our ancestors' courageous efforts to grade manners through treacherous seas and storms.

Title: The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses: History, Legend, Lore, Design, Technology, Romance

Author: Compton, Samuel Willard; Rhein, Michael J.

Categories: Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,

Publisher: Thunder Bay Pr: 2000-05-01

ISBN: 1571452249

ISBN 13: 9781571452245

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Product Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 1711250012

Description: Good Condition: Clean dust jacket, some edge wear, some corners lightly bumped. No tears or markings in text, pages clean and binding tight. A very nice coffee table book.