On the origin of the right to copy : charting the movement of copyright law in eighteenth-century Britain (1695-1775) / Ronan Deazley.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2004.
xxvi, 261 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Politics, propaganda, and profanity; not property The Statute of Anne; a miserable havock Scraps of proceedings Be careful what you wish for The first : copyright at common law? A complicated action. The second : the lawyers' tales Property and the pamphleteers Millar v Taylor; the temporary perpetual triumph Donaldson v Becket; a game of numbers An ending and a beginning.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -254) and index.