A Handbook of London Bankers: with Some Account of Their Predecessors, the Early Goldsmiths: Together with Lists of Bankers, from the Earliest One Printed in 1677 to that of the London Post-office Directory of 1876

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Chatto & Windus, 1876 - 344 sider
 

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