Lighthouses of the World

Lighthouses of the World

By Marie-Haude Arzur

Adlard Coles Nautical Press, Hardcover, 9781408106358, 239pp.

Publication Date: September 2008


Lighthouses hold a perennial fascination for all sorts of people - an indicator of danger, a beacon of the sea, laced with history and romance and a magnet for coastal walkers, holiday makers and tourists. This book is a beautifully presented panorama of over 150 lighthouses from 56 countries all around the world, all of which are accessible and many of which can be visited.

From lighthouses boldly beaming their lights from clifftops, to those clinging to the edge of cliff faces, this is a spectacular and unusual celebration of lighthouses from every continent.

Lighthouses of the World by Marie-Haude Arzur is a wonderful gift book in original packaging and a novel format which is just perfect for presenting lighthouses in all their glory.

About the Author
Apres presque vingt ans de presse quotidienne regionale ("Le Telegramme de Brest et de l'Ouest, Le Courrier de l'Ouest, l'Agence Havraise de Presse - Paris-Normandie, Le Havre Libre, Le Havre Presse"...) et des detours par la Belgique et les Pays-Bas, Marie-Haude Arzur a ecrit des articles pour la revue d'ethnologie bretonne ArMenavant d'en devenir la secretaire de redaction. Cette Morlaisienne est depuis quelques annees journaliste rewriter aux Editions du Chasse-Maree.

Praise For Lighthouses of the World

"A book to be cherished and well worthy of the Book of the Month title. Very highly recommended."—Sea Breezes Magazine "This is a truly beautiful book - made for lighthouse enthusiasts."—Maritime Journal "Beautiful pictures and great stories, the lighthouses all have their tales, their history and their fascination for us all. It is a great book to dip into and gather their magic."—Multihull Review "A mesmerising, poetic volume translated from French. Un Objet d'art."—Practical Boat Owner