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architect, liability law, and insurance a bibliography of articles published 1981-1986 by Carole Cable

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill., USA .
Written in English



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  • Architects -- Malpractice -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Liability for building accidents -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Insurance, Architects" liability -- United States -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

StatementCarole Cable.
SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A 1900
LC ClassificationsKF2925.3.A1 C33 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2485907M
ISBN 10155590470X
LC Control Number87406701

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