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No More Paraffin-Oilers

By: Cassells, Ian

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 42801


Caithness UK: Whittles Publishing [1994] 2000, 2nd edition. the history of lighthouses and keepers in Scotland. SOFT cover, 4to, b&w photos, 106pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Sharp's Island Light, The

By: Crawford, Gary

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 45438


Tilghman MD: Crawfords Nautical Books 2000. A brief history of the lighthouse that stands, or rather leans, at the mouth of the Great Choptank River in the Chesapeake Bay, near where Sharp's Island once lay. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, illustrated, 8pp, new, Fine. View more info

Sentinels of the North Pacific

By: Gibbs, James A.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 42478


Portland OR: Binford & Mort 1955, 1st. Eleven factual tales spanning the entire history of West Coast lighthouses and lightships, from Mexico to the North Pole. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, numerous b&w photos, bibliography, index, 232pp, light shelf-wear, Good+/-. View more info

Keepers of the Light

By: Graham, Donald

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 28906


Madeira Park BC: Harbour Publishing 1985 [1987] 3rd printing. A history of British Columbia lighthouses and their keepers, drawn from official files, diaries, and reminiscences. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w photos and drawings throughout, 262pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Lights of the Inside Passage

By: Graham, Donald

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 38522


Madeira Park BC: Harbour Publishing 1996, 3rd printing. Climaxing the gripping saga he began in Keeper's of the Lights, Graham turns from Vancouver's West Coast to those of the inside passage, from sheltered stations on the Gulf Islands to Langara on Alaska's doorstep. SOFT cover, large 8vo, index, lists, numerous b&w photos, 266pp, near Fine. View more info

Keepers of the Light

By: Graham, Donald

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 38523


Madeira Park BC: Harbour Publishing 1985 [1987] 3rd printing. A history of British Columbia lighthouses and their keepers, drawn from official files, diaries, and reminiscences. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w photos and drawings throughout, 262pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Legendary Lighthouses

By: Grant, John

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 42164


Old Saybrook CT: Globe Pequot Press 1998. Grant and co-author Ray Jones present this companion to the PBS series, describing over 150 of America's most interesting lighthouses. SOFT cover, 4to perfect-bound, color photos throughout, index, 190pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Instructions to Light-Keepers

By: Great Lakes Lighthouse

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45366


Allen Park MI: Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association 1989, stated 1st. A photo-reproduction of the 1902 edition of 'Instructions to Light-Keepers and Masters of Light-House Vessels.' SOFT cover, 4to, 8.5x11, with 55pp of detailed instructions, 39 plates of apparatus, 11-page index, as new, Fine. View more info

Wreck -- S.O.S.

By: Hardy, A. C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45043


London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, Ltd. [1944] 1944, 2nd printing. the story of how ships are wrecked, how they are repaired, and what exists to save the, No dust jacket, 8vo in pale blue cloth, over 30 b&w photos and line drawings, 147pp, spine faded, owner's name marked out on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Fair. View more info

The Sea, Thine Enemy

By: Langmaid, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 41462


London: Jarrolds Publishers Ltd. 1966. Langmaid presents a detailed survey of coastal lights and lifeboat services, as well as stories of shipwreck and disaster and heroism. Dust jacket, 8vo in tan cloth, 16 b&w photos, index, 242pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/near Fine. View more info

Majestic Lights: The Apostle Islands Lighthouses

By: Merkel, Jim

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 41078


St. Louis MO: JCM Press 2001. A journalist looks at the best collection of lights in the National Park system, on the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w photos and drawings throughout, 120pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Newport History Bulletin No. 142

By: Newport Historical Societ

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 44029


Newport RI: Newport Historical Society, Bulletin Number 142, Spring 1971, Volume 44, Part 2. Brief descriptions of a half-dozen lighthouses. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, 60pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Light-Houses of the United States in 1874, The

By: Nordhoff, Charles

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 40677


Silverthorne CO: Vistabooks Publishing 1992. A reprint of Nordhoff's 1874 Harper's Magazine article, plus three articles by Gustav Kobbe from the Century Magazine about life in the Lighthouse Service. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, glossy paper, numerous engravings, 64pp, owner's name on inside front cover o/w no marks, near Fine. View more info

Guide to 100 Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses

By: Penrose

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 28037


Davison MI: Friede Publications 1994, 1st printing. A traveler's guidebook to American and Canadian lighthouses of the eastern Great Lakes. SOFT cover, 4to, b&w photos throughout, 125pp, near Fine. View more info

Life Aboard a Coast Guard Lightship

By: Rongner, George E.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 44984


West Conshohocken PA: Infinity Press 2007. Rongner chronicles the ceaseless dangers and constant tedium experienced by men living together in ship forever at anchor. SOFT cover, 8vo, 247pp, name on title, notes on rear free fly, no marks in contents, Good+. View more info

North Carolina Lighthouses

By: Stick, David

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 45403


Raleigh NC: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History [1980] 1995, 12th printing. The history of the construction and operation of lighthouses and vessels along the North Carolina coast. SOFT cover, 8vo, index, 85pp, note on p. 61 o/w no marks, Very Good. View more info

Lighthouse, The

By: Witney, Dudley

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 42104


New York: Arch Cape Press 1989. The outstanding lighthouses of the Atlantic coast, illustrated with 106 full-color and 200 b&w photographs. Dust jacket chipped along top edge, small folio in teal cloth, pictorial endpapers, 256pp, bibliography, light list, clean and tight with no marks, neat Fine/Good+. View more info