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Difficulties with Damages as a Ground for Specific Performance

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Difficulties with Damages as a Ground for Specific Performance. / Austen-Baker, R.

In: King's College Law Journal, Vol. 10, 1999, p. 1-11.

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Austen-Baker, R 1999, 'Difficulties with Damages as a Ground for Specific Performance', King's College Law Journal, vol. 10, pp. 1-11.

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Austen-Baker, R. / Difficulties with Damages as a Ground for Specific Performance. In: King's College Law Journal. 1999 ; Vol. 10. pp. 1-11.

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