Bibliographic Details

A manual of style for contract drafting / Kenneth A. Adams.

Author / Creator Adams, Kenneth A., 1961- author.
Edition Third edition.
Imprint Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, Business Law Section, [2013]
©2013
Description xxxiv, 477 pages ; 26 cm
Language English
Subject Contracts -- United States -- Language.
Contracts -- United States.
Legal composition.
Contracts -- Interpretation and construction.
Legal composition.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9097233
Other authors / contributors American Bar Association. Section of Business Law.
ISBN 9781614388036 (spiral bound)
1614388032 (spiral bound)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 457) and index.
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