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Lighthouses of the World By Marie-Haude Arzur

Lighthouses of the World by Marie-Haude Arzur

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A wonderful, evocative gift book in original packaging and a novel format.

Lighthouses of the World Summary

Lighthouses of the World by Marie-Haude Arzur

Lighthouses hold a perennial fascination for all sorts of people - an indicator of danger, a beacon of the sea, laced with history and romance and a magnet for coastal walkers, holiday makers and tourists. This book is a beautifully presented panorama of over 150 lighthouses from 56 countries all around the world, all of which are accessible and many of which can be visited. From lighthouses boldly beaming their lights from clifftops, to those clinging to the edge of cliff faces, this is a spectacular and unusual celebration of lighthouses from every continent. With details of their height, year of build, history and accessibility to visitors, this is both a practical as well as an aspirational collection which will inspire and enthrall anyone who is drawn by the romance of the iconic lighthouse. This is a wonderful gift book in original packaging and a novel format which is just perfect for presenting lighthouses in all their glory.

Lighthouses of the World Reviews

A visual feast of well-executed and imaginative pictures of these amazing variations on a single theme * Lymington Times *
A mesmerising, poetic volume translated from French. An Objet d'art * Practical Boat Owner *
Beautiful pictures and great stories, the lighthouses all have their tales, their history and their fascination for us all. It is a great book to dip into and gather their magic * Multihull Review *
This is a truly beautiful book - made for lighthouse enthusiasts * Maritime Journal *
A book to be cherished and well worthy of the Book of the Month title. Very highly recommended. * Sea Breezes Magazine *
Beautifully illustrated. A coffee table masterpiece. * Nautilus Telegraph *
An abundance of interesting detail about the building, life and preservation of these noble structures. Magnificent. * Sailing Today *

About Marie-Haude Arzur

Marie-Haude Arzur has written for French and British newspapers for over 15 years. For the last ten years, she has been the editor of Le Chasse-Maree, a renowned and luxurious magazine dedicated to maritime history and ethnology.

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Lighthouses of the World by Marie-Haude Arzur
Used - Like New
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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