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The Romance of Lighthouses and Lifeboats

Corbin, T. W.

Published by J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, 1926
Condition: Good Plus Hardcover
From Castaway Books (Chagrin Falls, OH, U.S.A.)

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Brown decorative blind-stamped cloth with white titling to spine. Lighthouse on spine in gilt. Cover titling in white, outlined in red with playing card size illustraion of lifeboat saving crew from freighter. 312ppgs. Spine ends chipped, extreme lower front corner appears chewed by tiny rodent. Front cover very slightly bowed. "An interesting account of the life-saving apparatus & appliances used in guarding against the dangers of the sea, including a description of lightships, rockets & submarine signalling". Illustrated with 42 b/w photographs and diagrams. Interior clean, no previous owner markings. Binding tight. Very Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 300169

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Title: The Romance of Lighthouses and Lifeboats

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition Presumed

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Castaway Books is an internet only bookseller specializing in used and rare books pretaining to Travel, Americana, Exploration, Nautical, Ornithology and Ohioiana. We do our level best to describe accurately and honestly, price fairly and ship quickly. We welcome questions regarding the books we sell and are always seeking quality collections to purchase.

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