WorldCat Identities

Jones, Ray 1948-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 8,794 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Encyclopedias  Local history  Naval history  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: VK1023, 387.1550973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ray Jones
Legendary lighthouses : the companion to the PBS television series by John Grant( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles some of the most beautiful lighthouses in the United States and the people who run them
The lighthouse encyclopedia : the definitive reference by Ray Jones( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetically-arranged compendium of information about the history of lighthouses, key people associated with lighthouses, and other topics is accompanied by a directory of more than 150 lighthouses throughout the world
American lighthouses : a comprehensive guide by Bruce Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated, one-of-a-kind guidebook describes more than 450 lighthouses, detailing their history and architecture and providing full information on visiting or just viewing them. Included are many "endangered" lights, threatened by erosion or lack of funding, and "ghost lights," which are no longer standing."--Publisher's website
Southern lighthouses : Chesapeake Bay to the Gulf of Mexico by Bruce Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western Great Lakes lighthouses : Michigan and Superior by Bruce Roberts( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses on Lakes Michigan and Superior
The War of 1812 : a GUIDE TO BATTLEFIELDS AND HISTORIC SITES by John Grant( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of War of 1812 battles are followed by how the battlefields appear today
Northern lighthouses : New Brunswick to the Jersey shore by Bruce Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American country stores by Bruce Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photos profile real old-time country stores throughout the United States
Eastern Great Lakes lighthouses : Ontario, Erie, and Huron by Bruce Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses on Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron
New England lighthouses : Bay of Fundy to Long Island Sound by Bruce Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses along the Atlantic coast in New England, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
Mid-Atlantic lighthouses : Hudson River to Chesapeake Bay by Ray Jones( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses on the coast from New York to Virginia
Great Lakes lighthouses : Ontario to Superior by Bruce Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of forty-four lighthouses include directions on how to reach them and details on visiting them. Includes information on Lake Ontario's Thirty Mile Point Light, Lake Erie's Marblehead Light, Lake Huron's New Presque Isle Light, Lake Michigan's Big Sable Point Light, and Lake Superior's Whitefish Point Light
Steel ships and iron men : a tribute to World War II fighting ships and the men who served on them by Bruce Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews more than thirty floating warships of World War II that are open to the public. Includes battleships, cruisers, carriers, destroyers, PT boats, and submarines
Window to the sea : behind the scenes at America's great public aquariums by John Grant( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a look at the inner workings of the aquariums of Boston, Chicago, Monterey Bay, California, and Wakiki, Hawaii, covering the the care, preservation, and display of the different species they own and the education and conservation projects they sponsor
Southeastern lighthouses : Outer Banks to Cape Florida by Bruce Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses along the Atlantic coast from North Carolina to Florida
Niagara Falls : an intimate portrait by John Grant( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulf Coast lighthouses : Florida Keys to the Rio Grande by Ray Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses along the Gulf coast, from the Florida panhandle to the Mexican border
Lost lighthouses : stories and images of America's vanished lighthouses by Tim Harrison( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers first-hand accounts of the rise and fall of nearly 150 of America's most historic lost lighthouses
California lighthouses : Point St. George to the Gulf of Santa Catalina by Ray Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical background and descriptive information on some of the most significant lighthouses on the California coastline
Haunted lighthouses : phantom keepers, ghostly shipwrecks, and sinister calls from the deep by Ray Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lighthouses and ghosts are two popular passions. Melded together by master storyteller and lighthouse expert Ray Jones, these tales of spirited lights are guaranteed to grab the attention of all readers. As an added bonus, practical information is given for those who wish to visit the featured lighthouses for themselves if they dare!
 
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Legendary lighthouses : the companion to the PBS television series
Alternative Names
Jones, R. L. 1948-

Jones, R. L. (Raymond Lee), 1948-

Jones, Ray

Jones, Raymond 1948-

Languages
English (73)

Covers
The lighthouse encyclopedia : the definitive referenceAmerican lighthouses : a comprehensive guideSouthern lighthouses : Chesapeake Bay to the Gulf of MexicoWestern Great Lakes lighthouses : Michigan and SuperiorThe War of 1812 : a GUIDE TO BATTLEFIELDS AND HISTORIC SITESEastern Great Lakes lighthouses : Ontario, Erie, and HuronNew England lighthouses : Bay of Fundy to Long Island SoundMid-Atlantic lighthouses : Hudson River to Chesapeake Bay