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SJP007
$21.95  
Hardcover, Helene Glidden, 216pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780985889715
Readers can once again enjoy Helene Glidden's classic, "The Light on the Island" as this 50th Anniversary Edition retells the touching story of a young girl growing up on Patos Island in the San Juan Archipelago. Her parents raised thirteen children while her father served as the Patos Island...
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HCT049
$18.99  
Hardcover, Sophie Blackall, 48pages, 7.5 x 12, ISBN: 9780316362382
Winner of the 2019 Caldecott Medal   A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor!   Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs...
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WWN840
$18.95  
Paperback, Eric Jay Dolin, 560pages, 7.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781631492501
In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of  Leviathan , presents an epic history of American lighthouses, telling the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels. Set against the backdrop...
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CCB001
$12.95  
Hardcover, Lance McVay, ISBN: 9780615597188
Lighthouse Tales tells the story of one night in the lives of the children of the fictional town of Bishop's Junction (based on Davenport, California) as they sneak out of their homes to the old Lighthouse at Pigeon Point (named after a real lighthouse near Davenport on the coast of Northern...
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BTR004
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BTR009
$14.95  
Poster, 24 x 36, ISBN: 9781888216370
The illustrated map and guide to all the lighthouses in the Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington & Alaska. All 65 standing and "lost" lighthouses are located on new, detailed coastal maps, including Alaska & Inside Passage insets. 33 original watercolor illustrations--3 new. Reverse has...
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QRT015
$24.99  
Hardcover, Samuel Willard Compton, Michael J. Rhein, 256pages, 8.7 x 1.2 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780785836049
The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores—and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings—has captivated our collective imagination. More than simply picturesque, the lighthouse has become an enduring symbol of salvation, fortitude, and heroic folklore. ...
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HCT043
$27.99  
Hardcover, R. G. Grant, 176pages, ISBN: 9780316414470
A stunning visual exploration of 100 of the most innovative and beautiful lighthouses built during seafaring's golden age, from 1700-1900. LIGHTHOUSE   captures the romance in words and contemporary images of these isolated, life-saving towers, along with the incredible feats of...
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PGN267
$19.95  
Hardcover, Tom Beard, 176pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 9781599621401
A spectacular collection of America’s most iconic and stunning lighthouses. Through gorgeous photography, this book celebrates these unique and magnificent beacons and their history. The construction of lighthouses began as this new nation’s first public-works project in 1789...
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HPC155
$29.95  
Hardcover, Caroline Woodward, 232pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781550177275
In 2007, Caroline Woodward was itching for a change. With an established career in book-selling and promotion, four books of her own and having raised a son with her husband, Jeff, she yearned for adventure and to re-ignite her passion for writing. Jeff was tired of piecing together low-paying...
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SIM263
$19.95  
Flex, Jeremy D'Entremont, 416pages, 5.5 x 1 x 7.8, ISBN: 9781604336160
The perfect companion for lighthouse buffs, this comprehensible and travel-friendly full-color field guide covers over 150 lighthouses on the West Coast, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada!  For centuries the lighthouses of the West Coast have played a key role in the maritime history...
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PAR152
$8.95  
Magnet, 2.5 x 4.7, ISBN: 760999953588
Laser cut steel with false bronze patina applied. Rare earth magnet on the back.
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PAR153
$9.95  
Magnet, 3.8 x 4.4, ISBN: 760999953595
Laser cut steel with false bronze patina applied. Rare earth magnet on the back.
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PAR154
$9.95  
Magnet, 3.2 x 4.2, ISBN: 760999953601
Laser cut steel with false bronze patina applied. Rare earth magnet on the back.
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ARC123
$21.99  
Paperback, GUY TOWERS, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9781467133173
Situated at the end of a reef six miles offshore of Crescent City, California, stands St. George Reef Lighthouse. Constructed after the wreck of the coastal steamer Brother Jonathan in 1865, the beacon warned mariners of the dreaded Dragon Rocks of St. George Reef for nearly a century. This book...
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ARC097
$21.99  
Paperback, Merita S. Whatley, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738599663
The low rumbles of the fog signal and flashing beam of light from the powerful lens have guided mariners away from the perilous waters surrounding Point Arena Lighthouse since 1870. After the great earthquake in 1906 and the rebuilding of the tower in 1908, Point Arenas navigational aids...
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GPT140
$24.95  
Paperback, Ray Jones, 286pages, 11 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780762786701
Thoroughly updated and expanded with even more information on the world's lighthouses, The Lighthouse Encyclopedia is the definitive reference on these maritime beacons and coastal icons. . A wealth of facts and history fill this beautifully designed book, packed with full-color and vintage...
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FFB085
$35.00  
Hardcover, Sylke Jackson, 320pages, 11 x 8.6 x 1.1, ISBN: 9781770852495
A tour of more than 70 of the continent's most beautiful and important lighthouses. . Lighthouses of North America is a beautiful tribute to 71 lighthouses in the United States and Canada. The selection covers the full range of lighthouse architectural styles and represents all regions of the...
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ING017
$16.95  
Paperback, Cheryl Shelton-Roberts & Bruce Roberts, ISBN: 9781561646319
New paperback edition of original hardback published by Crane Hill in 1997. A record of the memories and stories of America's lighthouse keepers. Descriptions of daily life at a lighthouse.
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ING018
$14.95  
Paperback, Norma Elizabeth & Bruce Roberts, ISBN: 9781561645916
A new edition with updated information. Thirteen tales of ghost haunting American lighthouses. Includes photographs of each lighthouse by Bruce Roberts. The lighthouses included are: Old Presque Isle Lighthouse on Lake Huron, Michigan Plymouth Lighthouse, Massachusetts Heceta Head Lighthouse,...
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ARC083
$21.99  
Paperback, Betty S. Veronico, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738559438
The 1848 discovery of gold in the hills of California brought prospectors and adventurers west; many came across the country on the treacherous western trails, while others came by sea. The rugged coast of California and the dangers of the San Francisco Bay waters claimed many ships and their...
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BTR001
$9.95  
Map, Bella Stander, 4 x 9, 24 x 36 unfolded, ISBN: 9781888216448
An authoritative map and directory to every standing lighthouse in the 50 United States. Each lighthouse is located and named on one of 14 regional maps or a US locator. The directory lists all 770 standing lighthouses by state. Listings for each lighthouse include year of first lighting, year...
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BTR003
$3.48 $6.95  
Map, Bella Stander, 4 x 9, 24 x 36 unfolded, ISBN: 9781888216288
  The illustrated map and guide to all Maine's lighthouses, completely revised with new design, cartography and more illustrations. All standing and "lost" lighthouses in Maine and nearby New Hampshire and New Brunswick are located on a detailed coastal map. History and description of...
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BTR005
$6.95  
Map, Bella Stander, 4 x 9, 24 x 36 unfolded, ISBN: 9781888216349
The illustrated map and guide to all the lighthouses of New Jersey, Southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland & Virginia. . Completely revised and updated, with new cartography, authoritative text and many new illustrations. 71 standing and 103 "lost" lighthouses located on a detailed...
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BTR008
$7.95  
Map, Bella Stander, 4 x 9, 24 x 36 unfolded, ISBN: 9781888216363
The illustrated map and guide to all the lighthouses of Oregon, Washington & Alaska. Newly revised and updated. . Features:- All standing & "lost" lighthouses located on a detailed coastal map. - History & description of each standing lighthouse. - Directions to each light or the...
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WWN287
$25.95  
Hardcover, Theresa Levitt, ISBN: 9780393068795
How a scientific outsider came up with a revolutionary theory of light and saved untold numbers of lives. . Augustin Fresnel (1788–1827) shocked the scientific elite with his view of the physics of light. The lens he invented was a feat of engineering that made lighthouses blaze many...
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ARC065
$21.99  
Paperback, Wayne Wheeler, United States Lighthouse Society, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738508832
Like giant sentinels standing guard, California's lighthouses keep silent vigils over the turbulent waters of the Pacific. . In 1850, Congress appropriated funds to build eight lighthouses on the West Coast, and three years later, construction began on the project. The first lighthouse to...
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ARC013
$21.99  
Paperback, David Pinyerd, 128pages, 6.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780738548876
A pictorial history of the Oregon lighthouses and life-saving stations which predated the formation of the Coast Guard. 200 rare b&w photos with extensive captions document the historic and fascinating lights of the Oregon coast.
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EZN003
$12.95  
Paperback, Sharlene & Ted Nelson, 118pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780945092537
The fascinating stories of 14 lighthouses that served the Oregon coast and lower Columbia River including the Columbia River Lightship. Packed with maps, photos, information including hours and descriptions of lights and nearby museums.
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EZN004
$12.95  
Paperback, Elinor DeWire, 75pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780945092551
Includes read-aloud stories, word games, puzzles, coloring pages, art activities, poems, biographies of famous lighthouse people, cartoons, scrambles, trivia and much more. Fun for any lighthouse fan of any age.
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HBC007
$8.99  
Paperback, Hildegarde H. Swift & Lynd Ward, 58pages, 9 x 10, ISBN: 9780152045739
This very important lighthouse stands tucked beneath the George Washington Bridge spanning the Hudson. Here is the story of how the little lighthouse learned that it was still very important and needed.
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HRW001
$7.99  
Paperback, Anita Lobel, 48pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780060005375
A counting book, a day-of-the-week book and a month book all in one place between lovely covers. Nice artwork. Ages 4 and up.
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HRW025
$16.99  
Hardcover, Sue Stainton, 32pages, 7.5 x 0.2 x 11, ISBN: 9780060096045
The faithful lighthouse cat, Mackerel, one night helps guide a fishing boat to safety when the candles illuminating the light blow out in a freak windstorm. Charming text and superb illustrations.
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IPG001
$14.95  
Paperback, Katherine House, 128pages, 11 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781556527203
Filled with engaging activities and first-hand stories of the challenges faced by lighthouse keepers. this unique book also includes a field guide to U. S. lighthouses, a timeline of lighthouse history.
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MMG016
$19.95  
Hardcover, Arielle North Olson, illust. by Elaine Wentworth, 32pages, 8.2 x 10.3 x 0.4, ISBN: 9780939510924
Miranda, the young daughter of the lightkeeper, learns about life on a remote island in Maine and takes responsibility for the lighthouse's operation when her father is kept away from the island in a storm. Based on a true story.
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SIM017
$7.99  
Paperback, Deborah Hopkinson, 32pages, 6 x 11.25, ISBN: 9780689835292
Birdie, a young girl living on a tiny and desolate lighthouse island, watches her father tend the light and keeps the light going when her father falls ill. Based on true stories of lighthouse heroines. Dramatic illustrations.
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SPC020
$14.99  
Paperback, Therese LaniganSchmidt, 159pages, 6x9, ISBN: 9780764311147
A hundred years after their deaths, meet keepers who still keep the lights burning, their spurned lovers, wronged wives, and bereaved mothers. Travel round the borders of this great country, visiting the remote lighthouses and learn the grisly tales of disastrous deaths and unsolved murders,...
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PAR046
$19.95  
Paperback, Elinor DeWire, 292pages, 8.8 x 5.5, ISBN: 9780939837861
This guidebook, now in a second, expanded edition, is a roundup of the existing lighthouses along the Pacific Coast of the United States lighthouses in California, Oregon, and Washington. . Most West Coast sentinels still exhibit a beacon each night, while a few serve only as daymarks. Many are...
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GPT080
$14.95  
Paperback, Lenore Skomal, 148pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780762758807
This is the absorbing, painstakingly researched story of Ida Lewis, born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1842, and the fearless rescues she made at Lime Rock Lighthouse. Her father, Captain Hosea Lewis, became the first keeper of Lime Rock Lighthouse in 1853. But after he was disabled by stroke,...
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GPT081
$14.95  
Paperback, Ray Jones, 242pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780762756605
Lighthouses and ghosts are two popular passions. Melded together by master storyteller and lighthouse expert Ray Jones, these tales of spirited lights are guaranteed to grab the attention of all readers. As an added bonus, practical information is given for those who wish to visit the featured...
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FCP005
$19.95  
Paperback, Alan Giagnocavo, 172pages, 10.9 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781565235601
The Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are dedicated to preserving America's architectural history by gathering a diverse range of historic photographs and architectural designs of buildings throughout the country. Historic...
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PAP002
$21.95  
Paperback, Elinor DeWire, 324pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781561641192
In a charming blend of history and human interest, this book paints a colorful portrait of the lives of a vanished breed-the lighthouse keepers. The books begins in the year 1716, when the first lighthouse was established in America, to the early 1980s when automation replaced the last human...
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PAR067
$19.95  
Paperback, Elinor DeWire, 292pages, 8.8 x 5.5, ISBN: 9781937196912
The immense Pacific Ocean, rife with islands and rimmed by huge continents, has been a liquid highway for trade and travel for centuries. Its peaceful name masks a fickle character though-serene and idyllic at times but also turbulent and merciless. . Marking the shores of this largest ocean...
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GPT122
$24.95  
Paperback, Bruce Roberts & Ray Jones, 368pages, 6x9, ISBN: 9780762779604
A celebration of the great American lighthouses, their keepers, their histories, and their ongoing storiesFor more than two centuries, lighthouses have helped sailors find their way through treacherous waters, guiding them home or taking them safely through passages on their way to adventure....
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PAP001
$21.95  
Paperback, Elinor DeWire, 416pages, ISBN: 9781561643912
Elinor De Wire has been writing about lighthouses and their keepers since 1972. During that time she found that hundreds of lighthouse animals wandered into her research notes and photo collection. This book is the story of all these cold-nosed, whiskered, wooly, hoofed, horned, slithery,...
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ARC030
$21.99  
Paperback, William S. Hanable, 128pages, 6.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780738559711
Washington's storm-ridden outer coast stretches from Cape Disappointment, at the mouth of the Columbia River, to Cape Flattery, at the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca, a distance of about 150 miles. Historians have labeled these waters "the Graveyard of the Pacific" and "the Unforgiving...
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