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Eddystone LightAn impelling documentary of the historic light that has leadships to port, mariners to safety, and one mermaid to ruin. 1st US in dj

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

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1960,:

Seller ID: 38476


MAJDALANY, Fred. The Eddystone Light. [dj adds subtitle : An impelling documentary of the historic light that has lead ships to port, mariners to safety, and one mermaid to ruin]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. First U.S. Edition. Pp 215 + 12 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth. The American edition of The Red Rocks of Eddystone. "This is the story of perhaps the most famous ofall lighthouses, the lonely, wave-swept Eddystone, guarding the southweste rn approaches to Great Britain. Conflicting currents and winds cause the waters about the reef to "plunge and cascade into the rocks from all ... View more info

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

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

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Longmans, 1959,:

Seller ID: 38475


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... View more info