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Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of California, Oregon, and Washington (Pictorial Discovery Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

Stunning photography captures the beauty of the classic lighthouses of the U.S. Pacific coast in this book for lighthouse fans and residents of the region. The fascinating development of this region's lighthouses is explored, with special attention paid to its technological evolution. The book looks at the actual lights and lenses, the architecture of the lighthouses, the lives of the Lighthouse Service keepers, and today's movement to preserve and restore the lights.

Synopsis:

A history and a guide rolled into one, this book details the fascinating development of the lighthouses on the Pacific Coast, with stunning photography that really sets this book apart.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 173) and index.

About the Author

Randy Leffingwell has blended his fascination with all things mechanical and his gift for writing to create several best-selling, award-winning books including Corvette: Fifty Years, Mustang: Forty Years, Porsche 911: Perfection by Design, and many others. He lives in Montecito, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780896584297
Subtitle:
Your Guide to the Lighthouses of California, Oregon, and Washington
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Photographer:
Leffingwell, Randy
Author:
Welty, Pamela
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Author:
Leffingwell, Randy
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Location:
Stillwater, MN :
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Oregon
Subject:
Boating
Subject:
Lighthouses
Subject:
Pacific coast
Subject:
Pacific Coast (Calif.) History.
Subject:
Lighthouses -- California.
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Pictorial Discovery Guides (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
131
Publication Date:
20001127
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color Ill: 140
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.75 in 2.38 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » Architecture
History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » History
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Transportation » Nautical » Boats » Boating
Transportation » Nautical » Lighthouses
Travel » General
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

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