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Practical legal advice for builders and contractors

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Construction contracts -- United States.,
    • Commercial law -- United States.,
    • Contractors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Edward E. Colby.
      LC ClassificationsKF902.Z9 C64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 238 p.
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4468899M
      ISBN 100136920799
      LC Control Number79170888

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