Nebrija's Printing Privilege, Madrid (1506)

Source: Biblioteca Histórica de la Universidad Complutense; BH FLL Res.1223

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Nebrija's Printing Privilege, Madrid (1506), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Antonij nebrissensis gramatici iuris ciuilis lexicon

Full title original language:
Privilegio de impresión de las obras de Antonio de Nebrija

Abstract:
This specific privilege held an honoured place within the splendour of Spanish book production because of their outstanding rarity. The grammarian, orator and philologist Antonio de Nebrija, or Lebrija (1444-1522) was possibly the first “author” to obtain a book privilege in Spain.

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Bibliography:
  • De los Reyes Gómez, F. “Con Privilegio. La Exclusiva de Edición del Libro Antiguo Español” Revista General de Información y Documentación, 11, 2-2001, pp. 163-200

  • García Cuadrado, A. “Aproximación a los criterios legales en materia de imprenta durante la Edad Moderna en España” Revista General de Información y Documentación, vol. 6, n.2, 1996, pp. 125-190

  • Haebler, K. The Early Printers of Spain and Portugal (London, Chiswick Press, 1896)

  • Cátedra, P. M. “Arnao Guillén de Brocar, impresor de las obras de Nebrija” in López-Vidriero, M. L. & Cátedra, P. M. El libro antiguo español III. El libro en Palacio y otros estudios bibliográficos (Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca, 1996) pp. 43-80.


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1604: Petition for licence and privilege by Cervantes
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1792: Barcelona Newspaper' Printing Privilege
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Author: N/A

Publisher: Joannes de Porras

Year: 1506

Location: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Source: Biblioteca Histórica de la Universidad Complutense; BH FLL Res.1223

Persons referred to:
Nebrija, Antonio de

Places referred to:
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Cases referred to:
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Institutions referred to:
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Legislation:
Novísima recopilación de las Leyes de España

Keywords:
duration
humanism
import
patronage
privilege
retail price

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