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Published by Oceana Publications in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Briefs -- United States,
  • Oral pleading -- United States

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Statementby Edward D. Re.
LC ClassificationsKF251 .R4 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 472 p.
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5418546M
ISBN 100913338222
LC Control Number73011059

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