Автор: Arthur P. Richmond Название: Massachusetts Lighthouses and Lightships ISBN: 0764348531 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764348532 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 5208 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Here is an indispensable addition to the lighthouse enthusiast’s library, required reading for those interested in New England maritime history, and a delight for anyone who enjoys coastal Massachusetts. More than 800 images, many never before published, include historic plans that describe the details of these aids to navigation, and archival and contemporary photos that trace through their history. The book covers all the lighthouses and lightships that marked the shores (exclusive of Cape Cod and the Islands) and guided mariners through the challenging waters surrounding Massachusetts. This volume also explores the interiors of towers, shows the lantern rooms of rarely-visited lighthouses, and gives fascinating facts about these beacons through their 200-year history.
Описание: With more than 360 color photos and maps, this image-rich guide covers all 92 lighthouse locations in the New England states of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. For tourists, historians, lighthouse enthusiasts, and other travelers, here are practical directions and historical tidbits not only on the lighthouses, but on the tours, attractions, and other sites of interest in the coastal communities these beacons have long protected. Enjoy boat cruises, organizations involved in local lighthouse preservation, and plenty of indoor and outdoor attractions and entertainment, including attractions off the beaten path like snack shacks or strange amusements.
Описание: This unique reference guide covers all 822 lighthouses in the United States in a detailed, 28 page chart including where each lighthouse is located, when it was first lit, height and type, focal plane, the body of water served, current lens status, nearest town, and the lighthouse name. Over 60 striking color images of lighthouses across the United States are included. Additional information covers lighthouses of all sizes, lightships, lighthouse lenses, lighthouse keepers, recycled lighthouses, and includes a resource guide providing links to various lighthouse societies and groups. Further, important information is included on how to volunteer to work with and help save Americas treasured lighthouses. This book will be a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in Americas lighthouses and her nautical history.
Автор: Arthur P. Richmond Название: Cape Cod Lighthouses and Lightships ISBN: 0764335456 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764335457 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 5208 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: This is an indispensable reference for the lighthouse enthusiast, required reading for those interested in maritime history, and a necessity for anyone who loves Cape Cod. Step back in time and observe the lighthouses and lightships that marked the shores and guided mariners through dangerous waters surrounding Cape Cod. Experience these maritime marvels and trace through the history of these lighthouses and lightships. Archived plans describe the details of these aids to navigation with more than 500 images, including some that have never before been published. Complete your journey with a visit to these historic spots, using the books comprehensive visitors guide.
Описание: Photos and histories of the lighthouses covering the Great Lakes of North America.
Автор: Jean Guichard Название: Lighthouses of France ISBN: 2080107151 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080107152 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1023 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Monuments and Their Keepers. Accompanied by Jean Guichard`s famously dramatic photographs of lighthouses, Rene Gast`s text provides a fascinating glimpse into the daily lives, past and present, of these lighthouse keepers.
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