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privileges 237
duration 233
penalties 197
property theory 185
authorship 130
books 109
registration 109
authors' remuneration 95
book trade 94
deposit 94
transferability 89
music 82
translations 75
formalities 75
lobbying 73
learning 72
reprints 71
licensing 71
dramatic works 70
engravings 68
foreign reprints 65
censorship 64
piracy 64
international agreements 62
importation 60
public performance 59
monopoly 58
public domain 57
incentives 57
public good 56
newspapers 55
book market 54
inheritability 54
reciprocity 54
scholarly writing 53
originality 52
editions 50
moral rights 50
patents 50
natural rights 49
utility 46
contract 46
printing 45
maps 45
counterfeit 43
property analogies 42
author/publisher relations 41
common law copyright 41
paintings 39
translation 39
interest groups 39
idea/expression 38
Stationers' Company 38
societies 38
patronage 38
reputation 37
Anglo-American 36
religious works 36
guild regulation 35
price regulation 34
fraud 34
drawings 33
royalty/royalties 33
sculpture 33
labour theory 33
abridgements 32
libraries 32
perpetual protection 31
universities 31
photography 31
dramatico-musical works 31
inventions 31
manuscript 31
defamation 30
immoral works 29
guilds 29
oral works 29
imitation 28
remedies 27
adaptation 26
Bible 26
inventors 25
personality theory 24
Reformation 24
unpublished works 24
anonymous works 24
copy 23
authors 23
customs 23
law books 23
authenticity 23
commissions 23
free trade 22
compilation 22
classics 22
fair use 22
copying 21
constitution 20
creativity 20
typography 20
applied art 19
Enlightenment 19
music publishing 18
derivatives 18
states 18
new editions 17
plagiarism 16
art market 16
employer/employee relations 16
serialisation 16
novelty 15
forgery 15
renewal 15
subscription 15
book fairs 15
barter trade 14
almanacs 14
French Revolution 14
excluded subject matter 13
divine law 12
attribute 12
taxation 12
advertising 12
import 12
letters 12
portrait 11
scribal publication 11
Napoleonic Wars 10
anthologies 10
humanism 10
utilitarianism 10
arrangement 10
industrial revolution 10
replica 10
grammars 9
Renaissance 9
architecture 9
catechisms 9
technical manuals 8
ingenuity 8
divisibility 7
Università di Stampatori e Librai (Venetian Guild of Printers and Booksellers) 7
exhibitions 7
private domain 7
moral obligations 6
Photographs 6
posthumous works 6
signature 6
ownership 5
contracts 5
confederacy 5
Portraits 4
Collectors 4
excommunication 4
fixation 4
public utility 4
Engraving 4
privilege 4
Painting 4
Art 4
Replicas 4
Vienna Congress 4
medical tracts 4
defences and exemptions 3
Repetitions 3
Sculpture 3
secrecy 3
colonies 3
expurgation 3
academic freedom 3
Registration 2
Society of Arts 2
Lord Thring 2
bilateral agreements 2
Börsenverein (German Publishers' and Booksellers' organisation) 2
Royal Academy of Arts 2
codification 2
Lord Monkswell 2
Sitters 2
invention 2
US 1
Unpublished works 1
Aggrieved person 1
Inquisition 1
distributive justice 1
The Death of Chatterton 1
Delabere Roberton Blaine 1
intellectual property 1
Summary Proceedings 1
Exhibition 1
Stereoscopic pictures 1
Henry Wallis 1
guild 1
Formalities 1
Fine Arts Copyright Act 1
inherability 1
Copying 1
Henry Graves 1
compulsory licensing 1
printing press 1
Musical Works 1
Blackburn J. 1
Colonial copyright 1
priviliges 1
Privileges 1
prescription 1
National Gallery 1
Bulls 1
Casts from Nature 1
penalties; author/publisher relations; foreign reprints; books 1
Dramatic Works 1
New Zealand 1
Originality 1
Museum of Industry and Art 1
property analogues 1
Literary works 1
Religious works 1
choreographic works 1
Justices of the Peace 1
Richard Bethell 1
retail price 1
Artistic works 1
Lord Westbury 1
Public Library of Melbourne 1
author's remuneration 1
Common law copyright 1
Publication 1
Manchester Art Treasures 1
Royal Commission on Copyright 1

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