Eddystone

Author: Mike Palmer
Editor: Seafarer Books
ISBN: 095470620X
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Full account of the construction of lighthouses over 300 years on the Eddystone Rocks.
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Eddystone
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Pages: 138
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Full account of the construction of lighthouses over 300 years on the Eddystone Rocks.