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Designed to protect one of the most dangerous stretches of sea in the British Isles as the very edge of the dramatic Western Rocks on the Isles of Scilly. This book tells the story of the lighthouse, its construction and steady improvement, the workers who built and maintained it, the lighthouse keepers who ensured it was always available, and of the relief boatmen who provided the vital link. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780906294697. Spine cocked. Rear cover lightly scuffed. Minor mark to page 53 else a clean copy.
KEEPERS OF THE SEA A HISTORY OF THE YACHTS AND TENDERS OF TRINITY HOUSE
Written by Richard Woodman.
Stock no. 2128042
Published by Terence Dalton Limited. 1st 1983. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Many dramatic incidents recorded publicly for the first time. Large format. B/w photos and diagrams. 190 pages includes index. ISBN: 0861380185. Wrapper has light scuff marks to rear.
The history of the lights, the buildings that housed them and the men who kept them. Large format. Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 256 pages includes index. ISBN: 190405000X. Corners very slightly rubbed, pictorial wrapper very slightly rubbed at edges. This copy would make a wonderful gift.