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

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

Label
Lighthouse : an illuminating history of the world's coastal sentinels
Title
Lighthouse
Title remainder
an illuminating history of the world's coastal sentinels
Statement of responsibility
R. G. Grant
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
IMF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, R. G
Dewey number
387.155
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
TC375
LC item number
.G73 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lighthouses
  • Lighthouses
  • ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Landmarks & Monuments
  • HISTORY / Oceania
  • TRAVEL / Pictorials
  • Lighthouses
  • Lighthouses
Label
Lighthouse : an illuminating history of the world's coastal sentinels, R. G. Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
on1035556623
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
155 pages
Isbn
9780316414470
Lccn
2017955443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1035556623
  • (OCoLC)1035556623
Label
Lighthouse : an illuminating history of the world's coastal sentinels, R. G. Grant
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
on1035556623
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
155 pages
Isbn
9780316414470
Lccn
2017955443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1035556623
  • (OCoLC)1035556623

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