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Written by Elisabeth Stanbrook.
Stock no. 1823337
Published by Twelveheads Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

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.

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Written by John Fowles.
Stock no. 1606097
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the photography of Gibsons of Scilly from the 1860's. Large oblong format. ISBN: 0224010530. Wrapper edge rubbed with a couple of tiny nicks.

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Written by A.E. Richardson; C. Lovett Gill.
Stock no. 823443
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1924. Very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. This volume covers Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Top and tail of spine and corners rubbed. Very light browning to endpapers.

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