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Copyright theft by John Gurnsey

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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Brookfield, VT .
Written in English


  • Copyright infringement.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-190) and index.

Statementby John Gurnsey.
LC ClassificationsK1485 .G87 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1107024M
ISBN 100566076314
LC Control Number94032265

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