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law of wills, including intestacy and administration of assets an introduction to the rules of law equity and construction relating to testamentary dispositions by Bailey, S. J.

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Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Wills -- Great Britain

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Statementby S. J. Bailey.
SeriesPitman"s equity series, 75/-
LC ClassificationsKD1509 .B3 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 356 p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5588276M
LC Control Number67108674

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