Chodowiecki's Allegory 'Works of Darkness', Berlin (1781)

Source: Antiquariat Voerster in Stuttgart

Citation:
Chodowiecki's Allegory 'Works of Darkness', Berlin (1781), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Works of Darkness. A Contribution to the History of the Book Trade in Germany. Presented Allegorically for the Benefit of and as a Warning to All Honest Booksellers.

Full title original language:
Werke der Finsternis. Der Beitrag zur Geschichte des Buchhandels in Deutschland. Allegorisch vorgestellt zum besten auch zur Warnung aller ehrliebenden Buchhändler. zu finden bei C. F. Himburg in Berlin

Abstract:
Ironically, Christian Friedrich Himburg, the Berlin publisher of the copper print was himself to be branded a pirate for a 1777 two-volume Goethe edition, which in its turn was soon reprinted by two other publishers: in 1778 by Schmieder in Karlsruhe and by Fleischhauer in Reutlingen.

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Bibliography:
  • Opitz, Detlev, 'Vom Schreiben' 6 (= Marbacher Magazin 88) (Marbach: Deutsche Schillergesellschaft, 1999), 266-

  • Estermann, Monika, 'Wercke der Finsternis: Zu einem Blatt Daniel Chodowieckis', Buchhandelsgeschichte, 103 (1997): 103-108


Related documents in this database:
1785: Austrian Statutes on Censorship and Printing

Author: Daniel Chodowiecki

Publisher: C. F. Himburg

Year: 1781

Location: Berlin

Language: German

Source: Antiquariat Voerster in Stuttgart

Persons referred to:
Chodowiecki, Daniel
Himburg, Christian Friedrich
Nicolai, Friedrich
Reich, Philipp Erasmus
Swieten, Gerhard van
Trattner, Johann Thomas von

Places referred to:
Berlin

Cases referred to:
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Institutions referred to:
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Legislation:
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Keywords:
book trade
censorship
moral obligations
piracy
property analogies
reprints

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