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6431. Shanks, Ralph and Janetta T. LIGHTHOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY. Petaluma. 1976

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6431. Shanks, Ralph and Janetta T. LIGHTHOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY. Petaluma. 1976

6431. Shanks, Ralph and Janetta T. LIGHTHOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY . Petaluma. 1976. 1ST. 123p. Soft wraps. “…Climb the iron stairways of San Francisco Bay ’s lighthouses to re-light the ancient lamps…on the beach below, the rescue boats are being readied…more watches…more beaches to patrol….” All of this well known author’s original stories are here, along with a rich treasure of countless new adventures. Illustrated with over 65 vintage photographs, the Shanks’ wonderful work chronicles the work of San Francisco Bay ’s Light Keepers as never before. Light stations includes Alcatraz Island, Yerba Buena, Point Bonita, Fort Point, Mile Rocks, Lime Point, Angel Island and Point Blunt, East Brother, Mare Island, Roe Island, Oakland Harbor, Southampton Shoal, Carquinez Strait, and more. Wonderful reading. We have been most fortunate in finding a number of library copies of this rare title and, using some new dust jackets from the original publisher, we have had these re-bound. May be a few taped or soil spots but overall VG. Extremely difficult to find this early West Coast Reference and well worth the price. Some available signed by the author. (VG). $38. Reduced $26.