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The World"s Lighthouses

from Ancient Times to 1820

by D. Alan Stevenson

  • 213 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • History: World,
  • Architecture,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History,
  • History,
  • General,
  • Lighthouses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7638447M
    ISBN 100486418243
    ISBN 109780486418247

    Ready-to-color illustrations of 30 authentic sentinels by the sea include accurate depictions of the ancient Pharos light in Alexandria, Egypt (one of the Seven Wonders of the World); a 2,year-old Roman lighthouse in England; an early 18th century pillared construction in Riga, Latvia; and 27 other sturdy structures. Captions cite location and historical data. I decided to ask fellow travel writers to share the Best Lighthouses in the World, after visiting the great grand daddy of them all, Hook Lighthouse in Ireland, which you will read about later in this post. Lighthouses vary so much, as you will see, and each have a unique story.

    The Tower of Hercules (Galician [citation needed] and Spanish: Torre de Hércules) is an ancient Roman lighthouse on a peninsula about km ( mi) from the centre of A Coruña, Galicia, in north-western the 20th century, the tower was known as the "Farum Brigantium". The Latin word farum is derived from the Greek Φάρος Pharos for the Lighthouse of on: Coruña, Galicia, Spain. Adult Coloring Book of Lighthouses: Lighthouses Coloring Book for Adults With Lighthouses from Around the World, Scenic Views, Beach Scenes and More and Relaxation (Coloring Books .

    "To the Lighthouse" is one of the most well-known works by Virginia Woolf. Published in , this book is full of quotable lines. Published in , this book is full of quotable lines. Part 1Author: Esther Lombardi. Monday Night Book Clubs. Other Fruit: LGBTQ+ Writing. 7pm: Jan 13th (Fierce Femmes & Notorious Liars), Feb 10th, March 16th Women In Translation: Writing from around the world. 7pm: Jan 20th (Sworn Virgin), Feb 17th, March 23rd Women in STEM: Non-fiction reading group. 7pm: Jan 20th (Glass Universe), March 2nd. Bright Futures: Sci-fi book.


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