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Anatomy of the Lighthouse
The story of the evolution of the lighthouse is awe-inspiringa tale of trial and error, of inspiration and disaster, and of achievements made against almost impossible odds. This fascinating book examines lighthouses inside and out, from the fabled Pharos of the ancient world to the “Texas towers” of modern times. Features of this unique volume include descriptions of all the key lighthouse types, stunning photography, panoramic fold-outs, interactive overlays and technical diagrams.