Blackstone's Commentaries, Vol.II (selected extracts), Oxford (1766)

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Blackstone's Commentaries, Vol.II (selected extracts), Oxford (1766), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England, Vol.II, 400-407

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Author: William Blackstone

Publisher: Clarendon Press

Year: 1766

Location: Oxford

Language: English

Source: National Editor's personal collection: Facsimile Edition (Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, 1979)

Persons referred to:
Blackstone, William
Bracton, Henry de
Bynkershoek, Cornelis van
Finch, Sir Henry
Grotius, Hugo
Henry III
Locke, John
Martial, Marcus Valerius Martialis
Statius, Publius Papinius

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Cases referred to:
Baller v. Watson (1737)
Duke of Queensbury v. Shebbeare (1758) 2 Eden 329
Eyre v. Walker (1735) NA, c.11 1520/29
Forester v. Walker (1741) NA, c.11 867/54
Knaplock v. Curl (1722) NA, c.11 690
Motte v. Faulkner (1735) NA, c.11 2249/4
Pope v. Curl (1741) 2 Atk. 342
Tonson v. Walker (1739) NA, c.33 1753/208
Tonson v. Walker (1752) 3 Swans 672
Walthoe v. Walker (1736) NA, c.11 1534/62
Webb v. Rose (1732) NA, c.11 1881/156

Institutions referred to:
Court of Chancery

Engravers' Copyright Act, 1735, 8 Geo.II, c.13
Statute of Anne, 1710, 8 Anne, c.19
Statute of Monopolies, 1624, 21 Jac.I, c.3

labour theory
property theory
property theory, authors' property

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