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WomenWere Pirates, Too
who fought alongside the men in dastardly high-sea
robberies, to an Irish heroine who plundered British ships,
this book explores some long overlooked characters in
the history of piracy. Included are Madame Ching, whose
fleet ruled the southern coasts of China, Ireland’s Grace
O’Malley, whose brave fighting exploits on land and
sea placed her equal to queens, and Mary Read and
Anne Bonny, who plundered ships disguised as men.
Size:6”x9”•8b/w illus.•96pp.
Keep Your Glow On: A Compre-
hensive Guide to America’s Light-
Wendy Brewer. Color images of
lighthouses across the United States with
detailed information covering lighthouses
of all sizes, lightships, lighthouse lenses,
keepers, recycled lighthouses. A resource
guide provides links to various lighthouse
societies and groups.
Lighthouse Views: North America’s Best
Beacons as Captured on over 400 Postcards
Skinner & Martin Postcards. Images dating back
to the turn of the 20th Century documenting
lighthouses from California to Alaska, and the
Florida Keys to Nova Scotia.
Size:8.5”x11”•400colorphotos •128pp.
Lighthouses: Maine to Florida
David Biggy.
This photographic journey fromMaine to Florida
provides 200 stunning color photographs of
lighthouses and ideas for driving trips of great
pleasure. You will see what makes a lighthouse
such an attractive object of affection for those
who care about them and put forth effort to
keep them shining. A state-by state list of the
organizations that preserve them is included.
Lighthouses of the Pacific
JimGibbs. History
and good, entertaining reading are combined
in this presentation of all the lighthouses along
the coasts of Washington, Oregon, California,
Hawaii, Alaska, and British Columbia.
Size:8.5”x11”•399photos• Index•256pp.
Lighthouses & Lightships of Rhode Is-
land: Past and Present
Arthur P. Richmond.
Through more than 300 images feature over
thirty lighthouse stations fromWatch Hill, near
the Connecticut border in the south, to the inner
harbor of Providence. They’re described using
navigational charts and their characteristics,
including date of establishment, tower struc-
ture, optics, and fog signals. “Past” images,
some more than 130 years old, are paired with
present-day photographs of these beacons.
Cape Cod Lighthouses and Lightships
P. Richmond. Step back in time and observe the
lighthouses and lightships that marked the shores
andguidedmariners through thedangerouswaters
surrounding Cape Cod and the islands. This book
also includes a visitor’s guide.
Lighthouses of Cape Cod & The Islands
Arthur P. Richmond. Forty views of the light-
houses of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and
Nantucket. Active lights and inactive lights
are presented as beautiful color postcards.
Perforated, they can be detached and sent to
friends, framed and hung on your wall, or kept
intact as a souvenir of your summer vacation.
Lighthouses of New York
Rick Tuers. Superb
photographs and graphics illustrate fascinating
historical facts about heroic rescues, heartwarming
stories about keepers and their families, engineer-
ing and construction details, lost beacons, and
travel information. This is a complete guide to
New York State’s 69 lighthouses.
Size: 8.5”x11” • 352 color images • 160pp.ISBN:
Cape May Lighthouse
David Biggy. Cape
May’s favorite beacon shines brightly in 90
picturesque scenes. Trace the history of how
the lighthouse came to be and the danger
that mariners faced as they tried to navigate
around the shoals off of Cape May Point. See
why the tower has been a popular landmark
for more than 150 years.
Size:9.25”x8.25”•90color images•80pp.
Barnegat Lighthouse Perspectives
Biggy. Over 100 color images provide views
of New Jersey’s Barnegat Lighthouse and
surrounding scenery in every season. Lighted
for the first time on January 1, 1859, Barnegat
Lighthouse has endured fierce storms and the
threat of erosive conditions at “Breakers Inlet”
over its 150-year history. The text provides an
engaging history of this important lighthouse.
Massachusetts Lighthouses Past & Present
the more than sixty lighthouse stations that were/
are found along the coast from Fall River in the
south to Salisbury in the north. The lighthouse
station locations are identified using navigational
charts and their characteristics, including date
established, tower structure, optics, fog signals,
and many more significant topics are presented
in a straightforward table format.
Touring New Jersey’s Lighthouses
Mary Beth
Temple and Patricia Wylupek. Plan your adventure,
from the Sandy Hook lighthouse in the north (the
nation’s oldest beacon) to popular tourist destination
Cape May Point on the southern tip of the state. A
general history of lighthouses, and a thoroughly
researched overview of the each light.
Size:6”x9”•67 images•96pp
Lighting the Bay: Tales of Chesapeake Light-
Pat Vojtech. With more than 100 color
photographs and informative historical narrative,
learn the human saga of life in the bay’s lighthouses.
Heroic rescues, untimely deaths, daily tasks, battles
with ice, cold, injury, and loneliness all comprise
the difficult job of guarding the people and keeping
the lights burning.
Size:9”x12”•160color/bw images•208pp.
Fundamentals of Model Boat Building
Into & Nancy. Learn the skills necessary to suc-
cessfully create an accurate model boat from
scratch, including structural elements, paper
model renderings, measuring hull features, and
creating mechanical drawings. The detailed text
guides readers to make a model Chesapeake Bay
“Deadrise” workboat.
Model Boat Building Made Simple
Rogers. Using drawings and step-by-step col-
or photographs and captions, the process of
building a model boat is easily understood and
followed. The materials needed can be bought
at hobby shops, lumber yards, and hardware
stores. The tools are basic. Even the novice model
builder can complete a fine model, a simple, yet
elegant skiff, incorporating many of the original
construction techniques.
Model Boat Building: The Lobster Boat
Rogers & Staby-Rogers. Using the lines of boats
built before 1940 by Alvin Beal, Steve takes
the modeller step-by-step through the process
of building an authentic scale model lobster
boat. In over 250 color photographs he begins
with the sculpting of the builder’s model, upon
which are laid the ribs and hull of the boat, and
continues through the building of accessories
and the painting of the boat.
Model Boat Building: The Spritsail Skiff
Rogers & Staby-Rogers. With beautiful color
photographs, helpful drawings, and a wealth
of knowledge that comes from years of crafts-
manship, Steve Rogers leads the reader through
the building of a model of the North Carolina
Spritsail Skiff. The model is in one-inch scale and
is built in much the same way as the actual boat
was. Clear step-by-step directions are given for
everything from the jigs to the sails.
Model Boat Building: The Skipjack
& Staby-Rogers. Steve Rogers offers a guide for
building a model skipjack, leading the craftsperson
step-by-step through the process. The result is
a beautiful boat in full sail. The model is in 1/2”
scale, based on a skipjack that is 45 feet on
deck with a 15 foot beam. Drawings, patterns,
jigs, and accessories are all detailed. Everything
is illustrated in clear color photos.
Size:8.5”x11”•390color images•96pp.
Model Boat Building: The Menhaden
Rogers and Staby Rogers. A step-by-
step guide to building a classic working boat,
the menhaden steamer. Modeler Steve Rogers
guides the reader through the complete process,
hull master to rigging, for building a 1/2-inch
scale, 56-inch model of this wonderful fishing
boat. The result will be a work of art that will
find a welcome place in any collection.
Size:8.5”x11”•100color illustrations•64pp.
Ships in Bottles
Guy DeMarco. Revised and
expanded 2nd edition. Five projects explained
clearly, step-by-step through drawings and
black-and-white and color photographs. Woven
into the instructions is historical background that
gives the ships and bottles greater interest and
authenticity. The modeler is led slowly through
the steps to create this legendary art form.
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