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Romance of Australian Lighthouses
Phillips, Valmai,
ISBN: 0727004980
Book Number: 0100761
Rigby, Adelaide, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 224 pages, last three blank, acknowledgements, introduction by author, select bibliography and index. Light blue endpapers. In text there are black and white and coloured photography. Dark blue boards with white coloured titles on spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse at the entrance of Port Phillip Bay, with red and blue coloured titles on front panel and red and white coloured titles on the backstrip. This is the history of lighthouses in Australia, from the very first which was a fire in an old iron pot through to modern electrification of lighthouses. It is not only a story of lighthouses but of the people associated with them; ships captains, light housekeepers, explorers.... The corners of book are slightly rubbed as are the head and the heel of the spine. The writing on the spine is somewhat blurred and the white lettering has "run". There are some white marks on the front and back panels. Gift inscription is on the verso of the title page. Dustwrapper slightly faded, most noticeable on spine. Very minor rubbing to the corners of the dustwrapper. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Lighthouses; Australia; Ships & the Sea. ISBN: 0727004980. ISBN/EAN: 9780727004987. Inventory No: 0100761. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU.
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
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