Historical introduction to the theory of law
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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English


  • Law -- History.,
  • Jurisprudence.

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Statementby J. Walter Jones.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5311885M
ISBN 100678045348
LC Control Number72096337

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