Lighthouses of the World

Author(s): Marie-Haude Arzur


Lighthouses hold a perennial fascination for all sorts of people--an indicator of danger, a beacon of the sea, filled 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 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.


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

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

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781472930408
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Adlard Coles
  • : March 2016
  • : 335mm X 160mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Marie-Haude Arzur
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 387.15509
  • : 240
  • : Colour photos throughout