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language of the law
|Statement||selected and edited by Louis Blom-Cooper, assisted by Edward Jackson. With a foreword by Lord Radcliffe.|
|Contributions||Blom-Cooper, Louis Jacques.|
|LC Classifications||K181 .L36 1965b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 397 p.|
|Number of Pages||397|
|LC Control Number||67116688|
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