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FROM DUSK TILL DAWN A History Of Australian Lighthouses

Gordon Reid
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The story of lighthouses has always started with shipwrecks. Since the beginning of world shipping, mariners have relied on devices to warn of reefs,rocks and shrores. From Dusk Till Dawn is the first comprehensive illustrated history of Australian lighthouses. From the early days when lighthouse contstruction was hamstrung by British authorities, through the early colonial period when each colony built its own lights to when the Commonwealth took control, here is the extraordinary story of the battle to make Australian waters safe for two centuries of mariners.” pp. xv

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AuthorGordon Reid
PublisherMacMillan and Department Transport & Communication
Year Published1988
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket