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A new history of the life and reign of the Czar Peter the Great : Emperor of all Russia, and Father of his country : Giving an exact Relation of I. His Travels, Studies, and Personal Fatigues, for the attaining of Knowledge in Civil and Military Affairs, and the Improvement of his Subjects : II. His Introduction of Arts and Sciences, a Naval Force, and Commerce with foreign Nations, Also his many Reformations in Church and State, the Army, and the Customs and Manners of his People : III. His Wars with the Swedes, Turks, Tartars, and Persians; Victories by Sea and Land; Acquisitions of Territory; and Increase of Power : IV. His Regard to Genius and Merit, particularly in the Instances of General Le Fort, Prince Menzikoff, and the Empress Catharine: And his severe Justice on Offenders, exemplified in the Proceedings against the Czarewitz, and others : To which is prefixed, a chronological summary of the history of Russia, a political view of the constitution and a geographical description of that vast empire : The whole compiled from authentic Memoirs, and containing many Particulars that were never before collected together / By the author of the critical review of the political life of Oliver Cromwell.

Author/Creator:
Bancks, John, 1709-1751.
Publication:
London : Printed for J. Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, 1740.
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 354, [10] p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 port. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
Subjects:
Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725.
Russia -- History -- Peter I, 1689-1725.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-Q¹² R².
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Penn Provenance:
Elias, Archibald C. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1740
Cited in:
ESTC T88907
OCLC:
769262447
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