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Principles of the law of negligence

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Published by Stevens and Haynes in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Negligence -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Thomas Beven
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. leaves, [v]-lix, [1], 1252 p. ;
    Number of Pages1252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24154075M
    OCLC/WorldCa6230737


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