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Literary publishing and the law

Literary publishing and the law

Friday, September 26, 1986, Halloran House, New York, New York

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Published by The Association in [Chicago] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Authors and publishers -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Copyright -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementAmerican Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industries.
      ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Forum Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3084.A75 L57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2419579M
      LC Control Number87102778


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