A legal fiction by Elizabeth Ferrars

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Published by Coronet in London .

Written in English

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Originally published: London : Collins, 1964.

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StatementElizabeth Ferrars.
The Physical Object
Pagination191p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22349134M
ISBN 100340544082

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