A Manual of Foreign Exchanges: In the Direct, Indirect, and Cross Operations of Bills of Exchange and Bullion; Including an Extensive Investigation of the Arbitrations of Exchange, According to the Practice of the First British and Foreign Houses, with Numerous FormulŠ and Tables of the Weights and Measures of Other Countries, Compared with Imperial Standards

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E. Wilson, 1831 - Foreign exchange - 224 pages
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