Lighthouses of Cape Cod - Martha's Vineyard - Nantucket : Their History andLore. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CLARK, Admont G.

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CLARK, Admont G., Captain USCGR, Retired. Lighthouses of Cape Cod - Martha's Vineyard - Nantucket : Their History and Lore. East Orleans, Massachusetts : Parnassus Imprints Inc., (1992). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-244. Large 8vo, silver lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. Lighthouse History and Technology; 2. History of the Lighthouse Establishment; 3. Cape Cod - The Mariner's Nightmare; 4. Highland (Cape Cod) Light (1797); 5. Chatham Light (1808); 6. Point Gammon Light (1816); 7. Race Point Light (1816); 8. Billingsgate Island Light (1882); 9. Monomoy Point Light (1827); 10. Long Point Light (1827); 11. Nobska Point (Nobsque) Light (1827); 12. Sandy Neck Light (1836); 13. Nauset Beach Light (The Three Sisters) (1837); 14. Mayo's Beach Light (1836); 15. Wing's Neck Light (1849); 16. South Hyannis Light (1849); 17. Pamet (Parmet) Light (1849); 18. Bass River Light (1855); 19. Bishop andClerks Light (1858); 20. Wood End Light (1872); 21. Stage Harbor Light (18 80); 22. Early Nantucket; 23. Brant Point Light (1746); 24. Great Point Light (1784); 25. Sankaty Head Light (1849); 26. Early Martha's Vineyard; 27. Gay Head Light (1799); 28. Cape Poge Light (1801); 29. Holmes's Hole Light (1817); 30. Edgartown Light (1828); 31. East Chop Light (1876); 32. Cuttyhunk Island and Light (1823); 33. Naushon Island and Tarpaulin Cove Light (1749). Epilogue. Appendix A. Excerpts from Instruction to Light-Keepers of the United States (Senate Document 22), Lighthouse Board, 1852; Appendix B. Excerpt from Lights of the United States, Lighthouse Board, 1854; Appendix C. A Guided Automobile Tour of the Cape Cod and Island Lighthouses. "It is the story of these lighthouses in all its manifestations that Admont Clark puts before us in this profusely illustrated account. All the physical facts—when and where built, type and range of light, height above sea level etc.—are here, but the author's major emphasis is on the people who lived and worked in them, their day to day work and, on occasion, the extraordinary efforts that they were called upon to perform. " - from the dj. Very good dustjacket. 25.00

Title: Lighthouses of Cape Cod - Martha's Vineyard - Nantucket : Their History andLore. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: CLARK, Admont G.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Parnassus Imprints, East Orleans, Massachusetts, 1992, ISBN:0940160544:

Seller ID: 99053

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