Singapore: Donald Moore Press, Ltd., 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight, small, rare 8vo, 52pp, multiple illustrations. Light fading and slight shelf wear. Very Good / missing. Item #17244
An extremely rare, book. It is the story of the spectacular Horsburgh Lighthouse built in the Straits of Singapore on Pedra Branca Island in the South China Seas in 1855 as a deterrent to shipwrecks in the Straits. One of the first lighthouses, hence "first pharos" (a lighthouse or beacon) or "lighthouse for all nations"