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Accounting for attorneys

Susanna Maria Du Plooy

Accounting for attorneys

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Published by Butterworths, Michie in Durban, Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Law offices -- South Africa -- Accounting.,
    • Practice of law -- South Africa -- Accounting.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementSusanna Maria du Plooy, Una Gilliland, Jacques Pierre van Rooyen.
      ContributionsGilliland, Una., Van Rooyen, Jacques Pierre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTL1633 .D8 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL408933M
      ISBN 100409060879
      LC Control Number98110201
      OCLC/WorldCa38443196


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