Preston's Treatise on Book-keeping: A Common-sense Guide to a Common-sense Mind, in Two Parts. [The First Part Being Adapted to the Use of Retailers, Farmers, Mechanics, and Common Schools. The Second Part Being Arranged More Particularly for the Instruction of Young Men who Contemplate the Pursuit of Mercantile Business. Showing the Method of Keeping Accounts by Double Entry, Embracing a Variety of Useful Forms and Rules.]
Collins, brother & Company, 1844 - Bookkeeping - 272 pages
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