Political Reflections Upon the Finances and Commerce of France: Shewing the Causes which Formerly Obstructed the Advancement of Her Trade; on how Much Better Footing it Stands Now Than it Did Under Lewis XIV with Several Expedients for Raising it Still to a Greater Heighth ...

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A. Millar, 1739 - 304 pages

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Page xvi - M. de. The Figure of the Earth determined from Observations made by order of the French King at the Polar Circle.
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