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A document that is filed or introduced in evidence in a lawsuit, as in the phrases papers in the case and papers on appeal.

Any written or printed statement, including letters, memoranda, legal or business documents, and books of account, in the context of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects the people from unreasonable searches and seizures with respect to their "papers" as well as their persons and houses.

In the context of accommodation paper and Commercial Paper, a written or printed evidence of debt.

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In addition to Hendrix's tales of how the publishing industry and Hollywood exploited the horror wave, Paperbacks from Hell colorfully reprints 350 of the most outrageous, creepy, and gruesome covers.
Finance Wales Portfolio Executive Allan Jones, who structured the investment, has established a longterm relationship with Paperback Recycling.
T Wallsend Looking back at growing up in Wallsend, Howdon & Willington Quay This 88 page A4 paperback Remembered book will help you step back in time to old North Tyneside to remember by Steve Boundey times gone before.
If you're a real 007 fan, you can also order more of the other paperbacks for just PS5.99 each or take advantage of the full set of 14 titles for PS59.99 (RRP PS111.86).
One of the latest erotic books is from a series by US author Sylvia Day called Bared to You, which is already available as an ebook and will arrive in paperback form in July.
Hardcover & Paperback was founded by Luiza and Razvan Grigorescu, in February 2011.
"So on holiday in Tuscany I'll take The Smell Of Summer Grass (Harper Press, pounds 20 hardback), Adam Nicholson's memories of finding and creating a rural idyll in Sussex - just the sort of thing I'd like to do." Turnbull's book, The Bad Beekeeper's Club, is published by Sphere, pounds 7.99 in paperback.
? Wan's autobiography, Through Thick And Thin, is published by Ebury, pounds 7.99 in paperback.
Acker (Iowa State University), Two at a Time: Reflections and Revelations of a Kansas State University Presidency and the Years that Followed; 295 pages; iUniverse, August 2010; $31.95 hardcover, $21.95 paperback, $9.99 ebook.
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Amazon has claimed that it has sold more e-books for its Kindle device in the United States as compared to paperback books in the last three months of 2010.