Red Rocks of Eddystone: The Story of The Eddystone Lighthouses. 1st UK in dj

By: MAJDALANY, Fred. WINSTANLEY, Henry) SMEATON, John)

Price: $60.00

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MAJDALANY, Fred. The Red Rocks of Eddystone. [dj adds subtitle : The Story of The Eddystone Lighthouses]. (L.): Longmans, (1959). First Edition. Pp 215 + 12 p of plates. 8vo, red cloth. "The story of the four successive Eddystone lighthouses - their hazardous building and early disasters - is one ofthe truly great epics of our maritime history. For centuries these blood-r ed rocks, fourteen miles out to sea from Plymouth, were the terror of sailors entering the English Channel unitl, in 1696, the first of a series of heroic attempts was made to tame them."- dj. The engineering of Henry Winstanley, John Rudyerd, John Smeaton and Sir James Douglass. The U.S. edition published in 1960 was entitled simply The Eddystone Light. Slightly cocked, ow vg in nicked dj. 60.00

Title: Red Rocks of Eddystone: The Story of The Eddystone Lighthouses. 1st UK in dj

Author Name: MAJDALANY, Fred. WINSTANLEY, Henry) SMEATON, John)

Categories: 67,

Publisher: Longmans, 1959,:

Seller ID: 38475

Keywords: LIGHTHOUSES EDDYSTONE BRITISH LIGHTHOUSE HISTORY UNITED KINGDOM LIFESAVING ENGINEERING DEVON,