A Vindication of the Rights of Authors, London (1762)

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A Vindication of the Rights of Authors, London (1762), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Anon., A Vindication of the Exclusive Rights of Authors

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Publisher: Griffiths

Year: 1762

Location: London

Language: English

Source: British Library: 1130.d.4b

Persons referred to:
Addison, Joseph
Bacon, Francis
Budé, Guillaume
Caxton, William
Charles I
Charles II
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Cordier, Mathurin
Elizabeth I
Gadbury, John
Henry VI
Henry VII
Henry VIII
Jonson, Ben
More, Margaret
More, Sir Thomas, St
Pemberton, Sir Francis
Raleigh, Sir Walter
Seymour, Sir Edward
Shakespeare, William
Warburton, William
Wolsey, Thomas

Places referred to:

Cases referred to:
Earl of Yarmouth v. Darrel (1686) 3 Mod. 75
Stationers' Company v. Seymour (1677) 1 Mod. 256

Institutions referred to:
Stationers' Company

Licensing Act, 1662, 13 & 14 Car.II, c.33
Statute of Anne, 1710, 8 Anne, c.19

Enlightenment, the
authors' remuneration
book market
common law copyright
natural rights
property theory, authors' property
public domain

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