House of Lords and the Naval Prize Bill, 1911 [by] Lord Devlin.
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Published by Cambridge University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Prize law

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Edition Notes

SeriesRede lectures -- 1968, Rede lecture -- 1968
LC ClassificationsJX5261 G7 D4
The Physical Object
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18627477M

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