Lightships and Lighthouses
by Frederick A. Talbot
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Co. 1913
Number of pages: 335
This volume is not a history of lightships and lighthouses; neither is it a technical treatise. Rather my object has been to relate how the difficulties, peculiar and prodigious, have been overcome by the builders in their efforts to mark some terrible danger-spots, both on the mainland and isolated sea-rocks.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Central Intelligence Agency - Project Gutenberg
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2010 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This guide has been updated with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and more.
by Eben E. Rexford - Harper & Brothers
Anyone who owns a bit of land, and has some time that can be given to garden-work, and an inclination to do so, can make a gardener of himself in a season if he allows himself to be governed by the advice of someone who has had some experience ...
by Kurt Butler - Smashwords
Exposes the corrupt symbiosis between the corporate mass media and New Age health fraud industries. How the dishonest media have indoctrinated an entire generation into mistrusting science, and believing nonsense and lies about health and medicine.
by John Coulter - United Publishers of America
In presenting a chronicle of the frightful visitation of hurricane and flood upon the City of Galveston, which unparalleled calamity occurred in 1900, the utmost care has been taken to make the record of the catastrophe complete in every particular.