The sovereignty of the law: selections from Blackstone"s Commentaries on the laws of England

by Sir William Blackstone

Publisher: Macmillan in London

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Statementedited with an introduction by Gareth Jones.
ContributionsJones, Gareth H., ed.
LC ClassificationsKD660 .B56
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Paginationlv, 254 p.
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL5464041M
ISBN 100333146379
LC Control Number73166740

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