Copyright Act, London (1801)

Source: Lincoln's Inn Library

Citation:
Copyright Act, London (1801), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

Back | Record | Images | Commentaries: [1]
Record-ID: uk_1801

Permanent link: http://www.copyrighthistory.org/record/uk_1801

Full title:
An Act for the further Encouragement of Learning, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, by securing the Copies and Copyright of printed Books to the Authors of such Books, or their Assigns for the Time herein mentioned, 1801, 41 Geo.III, c.107

Full title original language:
N/A

Abstract:
The commentary assesses the substance of the legislation, its relationship with the King's Bench decision of Beckford v. Hood (1798) (uk_1798a), and its impact upon the Irish book trade.

1 Commentary:
commentary_uk_1801

Bibliography:
  • Tebbel, J.W., A History of Book Publishing in the United States, 4 vols (New York & London: R.R. Bowker, 1972-1981)

  • Pollard, M., Dublin's Trade in Books 1550-1800, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989), 223-24.

  • Ó Ciosáin, N., Print and Popular Culture in Ireland, 1750-1850 (London: Macmillan, 1997)

  • Cole, R.C., Irish Booksellers and English Writers, 1740-1800 (Kent: Mansell Publishing Ltd., Humanities Press International, Inc., 1986)


Related documents in this database:
1801: A Bill for the Further Encouragement of Learning
1836: Copyright in Prints and Engravings (Ireland) Act

Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1801

Location: London

Language: English

Source: Lincoln's Inn Library

Persons referred to:
George III

Places referred to:
Dublin
England
Europe
Great Britain
Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom

Cases referred to:
N/A

Institutions referred to:
Parliament
Society of the King's Inns, Dublin
Stationers' Company
Trinity College, Dublin

Legislation:
Act of Union, 1800, 40 Geo.III, c.38
Copyright Act, 1801, 41 Geo.III, c.107

Keywords:
Stationers' Company
books, protected subject matter
customs
deposit
duration
foreign reprints
formalities
learning, the advancement of
penalties, paid to fiscal authorities
penalties, paid to publisher(s)
privileges, printing
registration

Responsible editor: Ronan Deazley


Our Partners


Copyright statement

You may copy and distribute the translations and commentaries in this resource, or parts of such translations and commentaries, in any medium, for non-commercial purposes as long as the authorship of the commentaries and translations is acknowledged, and you indicate the source as Bently & Kretschmer (eds), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900) (www.copyrighthistory.org).

You may not publish these documents for any commercial purposes, including charging a fee for providing access to these documents via a network. This licence does not affect your statutory rights of fair dealing.

Although the original documents in this database are in the public domain, we are unable to grant you the right to reproduce or duplicate some of these documents in so far as the images or scans are protected by copyright or we have only been able to reproduce them here by giving contractual undertakings. For the status of any particular images, please consult the information relating to copyright in the bibliographic records.


Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, 10 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DZ, UK