A Vindication of the Right of the Universities of Great Britain to a Copy of Every New Publication

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Printed at the University Press by R. Watts, 1807 - 37 стор.
 

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Сторінка 12 - Glory is the reward of science, and those who deserve it, scorn all meaner views...
Сторінка 12 - ... for their perishable trash. It was not for gain that Bacon, Newton, Milton, Locke, instructed and delighted the world. . . . When the bookseller offered Milton five pounds for his ' Paradise Lost,' he did not reject it and commit his poem to the flames, nor did he accept the miserable pittance as the reward of his labours ; he knew that the real price of his work was immortality, and that posterity would pay it...
Сторінка 5 - Paper, shall from henceforth be printed, bound, stitched, or put to sale by any person or persons whatsoever, unless the same be first approved of and licensed under the hands of such person or persons as both or either of the said Houses shall appoint for the licensing of the same, and entered in the Register Book of the Company of Stationers according to ancient custom, and the Printer thereof to put his name thereto....
Сторінка 19 - ... of the said book bring them to the Master of the Company of Stationers, and deliver them to him, one whereof shall be delivered to the Keeper of his Majesty's Library, and the other two to be sent to the Vice-Chancellors of the two universities respectively, for the use of the public libraries of the said universities.
Сторінка 24 - Edinburgh : and the warehouse-keeper is required, within ten days after demand by the keeper of the respective libraries, to transmit them; and if any proprietor, bookseller, or printer, or the warehouse-keeper, shall not observe the directions of this Act therein, that then he or they so making default, shall forfeit the sum of five pounds, and also the value of the said printed copy not so delivered ; the same to be recovered by the King and the Universities, &c. respectively, with their full costs.
Сторінка 24 - Library: and if any publisher, or the warehouse-keeper of the said Company of Stationers, shall not observe the directions of this Act therein, that then he and they so making default in not delivering or receiving the said eleven printed copies as aforesaid, shall forfeit besides the value of the said printed copies, the sum of five pounds...
Сторінка 22 - That nine Copies of each Book or Books, upon the best Paper, that from and after the said tenth Day of April one thousand seven hundred and ten shall be printed and published as aforesaid, or reprinted and published with Additions, shall, by the Printer and Printers thereof, be delivered to the Warehouse-keeper of the said Company of Stationers, for the Time being, at the Hall of the said Company, before such Publication made, for the Use of the Royal Library, the Libraries of the Universities of...
Сторінка 30 - 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...
Сторінка 23 - ... given of such refusal by an advertisement in the Gazette, shall have the like benefit as if such entry or entries certificate or certificates had been duly made and given; and...
Сторінка 12 - Whether nine or ninety copies are given away, it is all one to them. They can calculate their loss and gain, advantage and disadvantage, to the greatest nicety : they can either give the author less, or make the public pay more, and therefore they have no interest whatever in the present question.

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