Ryder, Alfred P.:|
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. BY ALFRED P. RYDER, CAPT., R.N., F.R.G.S., LATE A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON LIGHTHOUSES.
Printed by Harrison and Sons, London:, 
Folio. Original printed wrappers [which contain the imprint date], 28pp + 4 unpaginated pages of diagrams. Stitched. Small tears to upper blank forecorners [no text affected], else Very Good. [offered with] MR. FARRER TO THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR THE COLONIES. BOARD OF TRADE, WHITEHALL, 16TH FEBRUARY, 1864. Printed broadside on blue paper, 8" x 13", on inspections of Light Houses, and making reference to Ryder's 'Heads of Enquiry.' Very Good. The Report is a detailed list of questions to be answered during the inspections of lighthouses-- including Name of the Designer of the Lighthouse, maintenance of good order and cleanliness, existence and proper storage of appropriate supplies, "evidence of efficiency of light," and other areas for inquiry, at pages 3-20 of this document. After page 20 appear four pages of diagrams relating to the Light and the "outline of flames maintained in Scotch light-houses." A detailed index is included. OCLC records only the 1863 Report. Our title page does not disclose a publication date; the wrapper title is 1864. OCLC 31985590 [1- Natl Lib. of Scotland] [1863 printing].
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