Privilege for printing music for the Indies , Seville (1559)

Source: Archivo General de Indias, AGI, Indiferente, 425, L.23

Citation:
Privilege for printing music for the Indies , Seville (1559), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Privilege for printing music for the Indies

Full title original language:
Privilegio de impresión de libros corales con destino a las Indias

Abstract:
Book privileges also crossed the Atlantic Ocean to reach the New World in the sixteenth century. This commentary describes some of their trajectories and the ways in which Spanish colonial policies led to an increase in the granting of privileges for the book trade in the Indies. It reveals that colonial book privileges were produced by specific agencies and circulated through their own singular routes.

1 Commentary:
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Bibliography:
  • De los Reyes Gómez, F. El Libro en España y América. Legislación y Censura (siglos XV-XVIII) (Madrid, Arco Libros, 2000)

  • Griffin, C. The Crombergers of Seville. The History of a Printing and Merchant Dynasty (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988)

  • Leonard, I. A. Books of the Brave (Berkeley, University of California Press, 1982)

  • Gembero-Ustárroz, M. “Circulación de libros de música entre España y América (1492-1650): Notas para su estudio” in Fenlon I and Knighton, T. (eds) Early Music Printing and Publishing in the Iberian World (Kassel, Rechenberger, 2006) pp. 147-179


Related documents in this database:
1506: Nebrija's Printing Privilege
1559: Pérez v. Fernández de Córdoba
1604: Petition for licence and privilege by Cervantes

Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1559

Location: Seville

Language: Spanish

Source: Archivo General de Indias, AGI, Indiferente, 425, L.23

Persons referred to:
Pérez, Alonso

Places referred to:
Indies
Valladolid

Cases referred to:
Pérez v. Fernández de Córdoba(1559)

Institutions referred to:
Council of the Indies

Legislation:
N/A

Keywords:
books, protected subject matter
monopoly
music, protected subject matter
privileges
privileges, printing

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