Lighthouses /Norton/library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architecture, Design & Engineering / Sara E. Wermiel.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225790

Description

358 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).

Details

Descriptive Terms

Lighthouses Design and construction History.

Originator

Wermiel, Sara E.

Contents

Introduction: Building America's lighthouses -- Stone and brick towers, 1764-1852 -- Stone and brick towers, 1853-1905 -- Cottage style lighthouses -- Skeleton towers -- Lighthouses on marine foundations -- Twentieth-century materials -- Appendix: Lighthouses in art.

Publication

New York : W.W. Norton ;
[Washington, D.C.] : In association with the Library of Congress

Publisher Series

Norton/Library of Congress visual sourcebooks in architecture, design, and engineering
Norton/Library of Congress visual sourcebooks in architecture, design, and engineering.

Description

358 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-344) and index.
Received 2007; LA 2007.0110.

ISBN

0393731669 : HRD
9780393731668 : HRD

Call Number

Stacks TC375.W525 2006

Places

United States

Edition

1st ed.