2 edition of History of the legal profession in British Columbia, 1869-1984 found in the catalog.
History of the legal profession in British Columbia, 1869-1984
|Other titles||History of the Law Society of British Columbia, 1869-1967.|
|Statement||by Alfred Watts.|
|Contributions||Law Society of British Columbia.|
|LC Classifications||KF 334 ZA4 L42 W34 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 194 p. :|
|Number of Pages||194|
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