Lighthouses of the World (Dover History Coloring Book) (Paperback)

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Coloring book fans and admirers of those lonely sentinels by the sea will treasure this ready-to-color collection of 30 authentic lighthouses -- from ancient days to the present. Included are accurate depictions of the ancient Pharos light in Alexandria, Egypt (one of the Seven Wonders of the World); a 2,000-year-old Roman lighthouse in England; the Bugio light off the Portuguese coast -- built in 1775; an early 18th-century pillared construction in Riga, Latvia; and 26 other sturdy structures, among them: Cloch Point, Scotland (1797); Green Point in Cape Town, South Africa (1824); Biscayne Bay, United States (1825); Europa Point, Gibraltar (1841); Farewell Spit on Golden Bay, New Zealand (1897); Fastnet Rock in West Cork, Ireland (1906); and Brockton Point in Vancouver, Canada (1915). Extensive captions accompany the detailed drawings, citing location, and historical data for each lighthouse.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486436852
ISBN-10: 0486436853
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: December 17th, 2004
Pages: 30
Language: English
Series: Dover History Coloring Book