First Pharos of the Eastern Seas - Horsburgh Lighthouse
By J.A.L. (Tony) Pavitt. FIRST EDITION 1966, AUTOGRAPHED, Published by Donald Moore Press, Ltd. of Singapore. Hard cover, with dust jacket, 52 pages with end fold-out page, with black and white glossy photos. The binding is starting to come loose and the dust jacket, which has seen some wear has now been protected in a clear cover, but otherwise the book is in excellent condition. This book was signed by the author to someone (no name) “to remind you of swimming in the China Sea.” The book is the story of the spectacular Horsburgh Lighthouse built in the Straits of Singapore on Pedra Branca Island. This is a rare and scarce book and is signed by the author.
This book is part of our collection of very old and rare books. Some are highly collectible and out of print. Some were donated to assist in our ongoing research. Since these are either very old, rare, out of print, collectible books, they are sold AS IS with no returns.