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The history of the life and reign of the Czar Peter the Great, Emperor of all Russia, and Father of his country. Containing, 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, with the surprizing Instarces of his Favour to General Le Fort, Prince Menzikoff, and the Empress Catharine: And his severe Justice on Oflenders, particularly in the Proceedings against the rebellion; Caarewitz.
- Bancks, John, 1709-1751.
- MDCCXL. 
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London : printed for J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, MDCCXL. 
,346,p.,plate : port. ; 12⁰.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.