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The British merchant

King, Charles

The British merchant

or, commerce preserv"d. In three volumes. By Mr. Charles King, ...

by King, Charles

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Published by printed by John Darby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2723, no. 6.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17061790M

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