A Treatise on Coins, Currency, and Banking: With Observations on the Bank Act of 1844 and on the Reports of the Committees of the House of Lords and of the House of Commons on the Bank Acts
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858 - 397 sider
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Side 14 - Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy ; comprising such subjects as are most immediately connected with Housekeeping : As, The Construction of Domestic Edifices, with the Modes of Warming, Ventilating, and Lighting them — A description of the various articles of Furniture, with the nature of their Materials — Duties of Servants — &c.
Side 122 - The natural price, therefore, is, as it were, the central price, to which the prices of all commodities are continually gravitating. Different accidents may sometimes keep them suspended a good deal above it, and sometimes force them down even somewhat below it. But whatever may be the obstacles which hinder them from settling in this center of repose and continuance, they are constantly tending towards it.
Side 4 - Mrs. Marcet's Conversations on Chemistry, in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained and illustrated by Experiments.
Side 3 - Encyclopaedia of Plants : Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable Particular respecting all the Plants found in Great Britain.
Side 9 - Family Shakspeare ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud.
Side 9 - The Cabinet Gazetteer : A Popular Exposition of all the Countries of the World ; their Government, Population, Revenues, Commerce, and Industries ; Agricultural, Manufactured, and Mineral Products ; Religion, Laws, Manners, and Social State : With brief Notices of their History and Antiquities. From the latest Authorities. By the Author of The Cabinet Lawyer.