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Loony laws

...that you never knew you were breaking, revised & updated

by Robert W. Pelton

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Published by Walker and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- United States -- Popular works.,
    • Law -- United States -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Wayne Pelton ; cartoons by Greg Jarnigan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF387 .P44 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2227573M
      ISBN 100802773397
      LC Control Number89077854


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