Guide to the procedure of the Dean of Guild Court of Edinburgh
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Published by H & J. Pillans & Wilson in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Guilds -- Scotland -- Edinburgh,
  • Building laws -- Scotland -- Edinburgh

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Miller.
Series19th-century legal treatises -- no. 85115.
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16322695M

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