The International Copyright Bill, New York (1888)

Source: The University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library: 'The International Copyright Bill,' The Nation (1888) 30: 44.

The International Copyright Bill, New York (1888), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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The International Copyright Bill

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An article supporting international copyright protection and criticizing the Senate Bill for this purpose as creating too narrow and limited protection to foreign authors.

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Year: 1888

Location: New York

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library: 'The International Copyright Bill,' The Nation (1888) 30: 44.

Persons referred to:
Arnold, Matthew
Chace, Jonathan
Crawford, Francis Marion
James, Henry

Places referred to:
Great Britain

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Institutions referred to:
U.S. Congress
U.S. Senate

Belgian Copyright Act 1886
Canadian Copyright Act, 1875, 38 & 39 Vict., c.53
Canadian Copyright Amendment Act 1886
Franco-Belgian Copyright Treaty 1882

book market
foreign reprints
international agreements, bilateral
moral rights, theory
price regulation
public good

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