B: Books - Index of Resources

Antiquarian Books and Papers

1) Lighthouse construction and illumination, Stevenson (1881) Author: Stevenson, Thomas, 1818-1887 Publisher: London, New York: E. & F.N. Spon

2) The United States Lighthouse Service, 1915 Author: United States. Bureau of Light-Houses Subject: Lighthouses -- United States Publisher: Washington, Govt. print. off. 1916

3) The Lighthouse Work of Sir James Chance, Baronet Author: Chance, James Frederick, 1856-1937 Subject: Chance, James Timmins, Sir, 1814-1902; Lighthouses Publisher: London: Smith, Elder 1902

4) An Account of the Case of a Man Who Died of the Effects of the Fire at Eddy-Stone Light-House. By Mr. Edward Spry, Surgeon at Plymouth (January 1, 1755) Author: Spry, E.; Huxham, J. Subject: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Publisher: Royal Society of London

5) European Light-house Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 Author: United States. Light-House Board; Elliot, George Henry, b. 1831 Publisher: London: Lockwood 1875

6) On the Life-boat, the Lightning Conductor, and the Lighthouse (1859) Author: Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868 Subject: Life-boats; Lightning-conductors; Lighthouses Publisher: Edinburgh

7) Lighthouse Management - the report of the Royal Commissioners on Lights, Buoys, and Beacons, 1861, examined and refuted (1861) Author: Blake, Charles Subject: Great Britain. Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Condition of Lights, Buoys and Beacons; Aids to navigation Publisher: London W.H. Allen

8) Lighthouse Management Vol. 1 - the report of the Royal Commissioners on Lights, Buoys, and Beacons, 1861, examined and refuted (1861) Tight binding - some text lost in places Author: Blake, Charles Volume: 1 Subject: Great Britain. Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Condition of Lights, Buoys and Beacons; Aids to navigation Publisher: London: W.H. Allen

9) Lighthouse Management Vol. 2 - the report of the Royal Commissioners on Lights, Buoys, and Beacons, 1861, examined and refuted (1861) Tight binding - some text lost in places Author: Blake, Charles Volume: 2 Subject: Great Britain. Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Condition of Lights, Buoys and Beacons; Aids to navigation Publisher: London: W.H. Allen

10) Papers on the comparative merits of the catoptric and dioptric or catadioptric systems of light-house illumination, and other subjects relating to aids to navigation (1861) Author: United States. Light-House Board Subject: Lighthouses -- Lighting Publisher: Washington: Gov't Print. Off.

11) A summary of researches in sound - conducted in the service of the United States light-house board, during the years 1865 to 1877 (1879) Author: Henry, Joseph, 1799-1878 Subject: Fog-signals; Sound Publisher: Washington, Gov't print. off.

12) Heads of enquiry into the state and condition of lighthouses, with explanatory notes, for the use of authorities having charge of lighthouses, and for the information of lighthouse keepers, &c. (1863) Author: Ryder, A. P. (Alfred Phillipps), 1820-1888; Stevenson, Thomas, 1818-1887. Illustrations titled - Outline of flames maintained in Scotch light-houses; Stevenson, David, 1815-1886. Publisher: London

13) Records of a family of engineers (1912) Introduction: The surname of Stevenson. I. Domestic annals. II. The service of the northern lights. III. The building of the Bell Rock Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894; T. and A. Constable. (1912) bkp CU-BANC Subject: Stevenson, Robert, 1772-1850; Stephenson family; Bell Rock Lighthouse; Lighthouses -- Scotland Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus

14) Biographical sketch of the late Robert Stevenson - civil engineer (1861) Author: Stevenson, Alan, 1807-1865 Subject: Stevenson, Robert, 1772-1850; Bell Rock Lighthouse (Scotland); Publisher: Edinburgh: W. Blackwood

15) Report on use of acetylene gas by the Canadian government as an illuminant for aids to navigation (1907) Author: Ross, Albert, 1846-; United States. Light-House Board Subject: Acetylene as fuel; Acetylene lamps; Lighthouses -- Canada Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office

16) On the Illumination of Light-Houses (January 1, 1830); Paper no. 1830-01-01. 120:383–398 Author: Drummond, T. Subject: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Publisher: Royal Society of London

17) On the Illumination of Light-Houses. (January 1, 1815); Paper no. 1815-01-01. 2:410–410 Author: Drummond, T. Subject: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Publisher: Royal Society of London

18) Lightships and Lighthouses (1913) Author: Talbot, Frederick Arthur Ambrose, 1880- Publisher: London: W. Heinemann

19) On the theory and construction of lighthouses (1857) Author: Stevenson, Alan, 1807-1865 Publisher: Edinburgh : A. & C. Black

20) Ancient and Modern Light-houses (1889) Author: Heap, David Porter, 1843- Publisher: Boston, Ticknor

21) On Optical Apparatus used in Lighthouses (1867) Author: Chance, James Timmins, Sir, 1814-1902; Forrest, James, 1825-1917; Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) Subject: Lighthouses Publisher: London

22) On the Adaptation of Different Modes of Illuminating Lighthouses; As Depending on Their Situations and the Object Contemplated in Their Erection (January 1, 1837) Author: Barlow, W. Subject: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Publisher: Royal Society of London

23) The Story of Our Lighthouses and Lightships - descriptive and historical (1891) Author: Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891 Subject: Lighthouses -- Great Britain; Lightships Publisher: London: T. Nelson

24) On the Adaptation of Different modes of Illuminating Light-Houses, as depending on their Situations and the Object Contemplated in Their Erection. (January 1, 1830) Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1800-1843). 1830-01-01. 3:474–475 Author: Barlow, W. Subject: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Publisher: Royal Society of London

25) Memorandum concerning lighthouses and light vessels required in the colonies - together with instructions to lightkeepers, and other papers on the subject of lighthouses and light vessels (1855) Author: Great Britain. Board of Trade; Trinity House (London, England) Subject: Lighthouses Publisher: London: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office

26) Lighthouses and lightships; a descriptive and historical account of their mode of construction and organization (1870) Author: Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891 Subject: Lighthouses Publisher: New York, C.Scribner and Co

27) Lighthouses. Return to an Address of ... the House of Commons, dated 15 April 1850;- for, "Statement of what measures have been adopted respecting the erection, management and superintendence of lighthouses in the British colonies and possessions (in continuation of Parliamentary Paper, no.225, of Session 1849)" "and, Abstract of any Returns received from the colonies upon the subject since April 1849." Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed 1 August 1850 (1850) Author: Great Britain. Admiralty; Great Britain. Colonial Office Subject: Lighthouses Publisher: London, H. Hansard, printer