Malcolm MacPherson Keepers of the Light

ISBN 13: 9781849270113

Keepers of the Light

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781849270113: Keepers of the Light
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

There are well over 200 lighthouses positioned around Scotland's breathtaking and energetic coastline, from the Solway Firth, through the Inner and Outer Hebrides, Pentland Firth, Orkney and Shetland Islands, Moray Firth, Tay and Forth Estuaries. The author has captured 33 of these dramatic Scottish lighthouses in watercolour for this first volume of his original paintings. Each painting is accompanied by a brief description of the lighthouse giving details of location, dimensions, history, and technical information. The introductory section gives background information on the lighthouses and on the engineers who designed and built these lighthouses, some in very remote places where weather conditions and the difficulty of obtaining raw materials had to be overcome. This small publication also gives a brief insight into the living and working conditions of the lighthouse keepers and their families who manned these iconic structures. It is essential reading for anyone who is interested in the history of lighthouses.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used View Book

Shipping: US$ 3.76
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

MacPherson, Malcolm
ISBN 10: 1849270112 ISBN 13: 9781849270113
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004789385

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 10.35
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.76
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds