Lighthouses by Valerie E. Kenney, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Lighthouses

Lighthouses

by Valerie E. Kenney
     
 
A spectacular visual celebration of lighthouses, this book captures the spirit of these magnificent towers of the sea. Beacons of light in wide and oftentimes foreboding expanses of water, lighthouses have aided mariners for centuries. These brilliant landmarks share a beauty of form and function, at once wonderfully picturesque and technologically sound

Overview

A spectacular visual celebration of lighthouses, this book captures the spirit of these magnificent towers of the sea. Beacons of light in wide and oftentimes foreboding expanses of water, lighthouses have aided mariners for centuries. These brilliant landmarks share a beauty of form and function, at once wonderfully picturesque and technologically sound structures.

Page after page of stunning photographs profile lighthouses and their breathtaking surroundings. Explore these unique structures in their many guises- from the deep water caisson lighthouses to the spidery-legged screwpile lighthouses. Delight in the romance and mystique of these awe-inspiring towers of the sea.

Inside this stunning volume you will find a vast array of lighthouses in their many locales- from coastlines to rocky islands to rivers- amidst stormy waters and atop sun-drenched cliffs. More than seventy-five breathtaking photographs capture the majesty of these noble landmarks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586631482
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
71
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.47(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >