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PREFACE. In the following pages it has been the author's intention
to produce, as the title indicates, a history and guide to the
Bahama Islands. In the performance of this task every available
source of information known to him has been drawn upon, the best
authorities have been consulted, such as Bruce's, McKinnen's,
Edwards', and Bacot's histories, from which much valuable
information have been compiled, and also from some recent works on
the Bahamas, such as Powles, Ives, Drysdale's and the Nassau
Almanac. The author is under special obligation to His Excellency,
Sir Ambrose Shea, governor of the Bahamas, Hon. G. C. Camplejohn,
judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Mr. A. E. Moseley, publisher of
the Nassau Guardian and Almanac, Mr. R. W. Parsons of the Ward Line
of steamers, and Mr. J. F. Coonley for the many courtesies and
valuable aid extended the author in obtaining materials for his
work. The illustrations in this work were obtained from several
sources and produced by various methods. The photo-mechanical
prints, which are in effect like a photograph, were made from
negatives taken by the author. The wood cut illustrations were
kindly loaned by Mr. R. W. Parsons of the Ward Steamship Co. The
half tone engravings were made direct from photographs furnished by
Mr. J. F. Coonley, the Nassau photographer. The ancient copper
plate engravings and maps were reproduced from the originals by the
Photo Electrotype Co. of Boston. In compiling this work it has been
the author's earnest desire to be accurate in every particular, but
even the most painstaking assiduity and the best intention are
insufficient to ensure perfection in this regard. The reader who
detects errors is requested to communicate with the writer, in
order that the necessary changes may be made in subseq...
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James Henry Stark
• William Loring Worcester
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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