Synopses & Reviews
This beautiful, full-color guide showcases more than 125 unique lighthouses from around the world. The International Association of Lighthouse Authorities selected these buildings based on their architectural and historical significance as well as interesting technical figures. Lighthouses of the World visits over forty countries on five continents, including Benin, Uruguay, Peru, Estonia, and Ireland. Lighthouse buffs will cherish this book as an invaluable reference to the most fascinating lighthouses on Earth, all known for their faithful service and remarkable legacy. Inside this guide you'll find color photographs of each lighthouse; maps showing lighthouse locations; information on geographical positions, architects and builders, construction dates and materials, and tower heights; and historical background and unique features of each lighthouse.