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historyof English law.

Holdsworth, William S. Sir

historyof English law.

by Holdsworth, William S. Sir

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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In 17 vols.

ContributionsGoodhart, Arthur Lehman., Hanbury, Harold Greville.
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Open LibraryOL16549013M

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