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The lighthouse Stevensons

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Robert Louis Stevenson was the most famous of the Stevensons, but not by any means the most productive. The Lighthouse Stevensons built every lighthouse round Scotland, were responsible for a slew of inventions in both construction and optics, and achieved feats of engineering in conditions that would be forbidding even today. The same driven energy which Robert Louis Stevenson puts into writing, his ancestors put into lighting the darkness of the seas. This text tells their tale. An exciting new edition of Bella Bathurst s epic story of Robert Louis Stevenson s ancestors and the building of the Scottish coastal lighthouses against impossible odds.
"Whenever I smell salt water, I know that I am not far from one of the works of my ancestors. When the lights come out at sundown along the shores of Scotland, I am proud to think they burn more brightly for the genius of my father!" wrote Robert Louis Stevenson in 1880.

In excellent condition with only minor rubbing to the dust jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
Bathhurst, Bella
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5cms x 14cms x 3cms
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0002570068
ISBN-13:
9780002570060
Number of pages:
284
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Title:
The lighthouse Stevensons

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Robert Louis Stevenson was the most famous of the Stevensons, but not by any means the most productive. The Lighthouse Stevensons built every lighthouse round Scotland, were responsible for a slew of inventions in both construction and optics, and achieved feats of engineering in conditions that would be forbidding even today. The same driven energy which Robert Louis Stevenson puts into writing, his ancestors put into lighting the darkness of the seas. This text tells their tale. An exciting new edition of Bella Bathurst s epic story of Robert Louis Stevenson s ancestors and the building of the Scottish coastal lighthouses against impossible odds.
"Whenever I smell salt water, I know that I am not far from one of the works of my ancestors. When the lights come out at sundown along the shores of Scotland, I am proud to think they burn more brightly for the genius of my father!" wrote Robert Louis Stevenson in 1880.

In excellent condition with only minor rubbing to the dust jacket.

Author(s):
Bathhurst, Bella
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5cms x 14cms x 3cms
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0002570068
ISBN-13:
9780002570060
Number of pages:
284
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Title:
The lighthouse Stevensons

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