Description: The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses:
- Profiles of every kind of lighthouse, from the boldly striped 196-foot tower overlooking the notorious Diamond Shoals off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, to the many octagonal and pyramidal beacons built to guide sailors into North American harbors. Fascinating information about lightships, foghorns, and modest beacons. Many remarkable engineering techniques used in constructing lighthouses. Historical examples of our ancestors' courageous efforts to guide mariners through treacherous seas and storms. Scores of stunning full-color photographs, and more!
Published February 27, 2018. Hardcover. 256 pages
Measurements: 11" x 8½"
Brand: Quarto Publishing
Style Code: 1221269918