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The Lighthouse - Robert M. Ballantyne (1825-1894). This is a good story wrapped round the building of the Bell Rock lighthouse, which lies in the Firth of Forth, the same water in which lies Leith, the port for Edinburgh.  The architect in charge was Robert Stevenson, who was the father of the renowned writer, R.L. Stevenson. 252 pages.
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A Lighthouse Village - Louise Lyndon Sibley - A group of sketches portrays a little lighthouse village
on the new England coast.
174 pages
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Lighthouse Construction and Illumination (1881) - Thomas Stevenson. 405 pages

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The lighthouse: A Novel - Elizabeth Harcourt Mitchell (1860).  314 pages
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The modern light-house service - Johnson, Arnold Burges, 1834-1915.  174 pages
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The United States lighthouse service, 1915 - United States. Bureau of Light-Houses.   102 pages
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Saved at sea: a lighthouse story  -  1879 - Amy Catherine Walton (1849-1939).  135 pages ***
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The story of John Smeaton and the Eddystone lighthouse -  1876.   134 pages         
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The lighthouse work of Sir James Chance, Baronet - Chance, James Frederick, 1856-1937
Includes bibliographical references   192 pages
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Medical handbook for the use of lighthouse vessels and stations - United States. Bureau of Light-Houses - 1912    81 pages
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The light keepers : a story of the United States Light-House Service - Otis, James, 1848-1912    390 pages
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