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The question of copyright : a summary of the copyright laws at present in force in the chief countries of the world, together with a report of the legislation now pending in Great Britain, a sketch of the contest in the United States, 1837-1891, in behalf of international copyright, and certain papers on the development of the conception of literary property, and the probable effects of the new American law

Author: George Haven PutnamWalter BesantR R BowkerBrander MatthewsWilliam Edgar SimondsAll authors
Publisher: New York ; London : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1891.
Series: Questions of the day, no. 67.
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Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
Question of copyright.
New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1891
(OCoLC)579388521
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Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
Question of copyright.
New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1891
(OCoLC)608534640
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Haven Putnam; Walter Besant; R R Bowker; Brander Matthews; William Edgar Simonds; James Fitzjames Stephen
OCLC Number: 2436943
Notes: Chiefly reprints of papers originally published during the "copyright campaign" in the U.S.
Description: xii, 412 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Editor's preface. --
The nature and origin of copyright, by R.R. Bowker. --
The evolution of copyright, by Brander Matthews. --
Literary property: an historical sketch, by G.H. Putnam. --
Development of copyright in England, by R.R. Bowker. --
Summary of the history of copyright in the U.S. [by R.R. Bowker] U.S. copyright law of July, 1870. --
Hawley copyright bill of January, 1885. --
Report of the International copyright bill of the House Committee on patents, by W.E. Simonds. --
U.S. copyright act of March, 1891. --
Analysis of the Copyright act of March, 1891, by G.H. Putnam. --
Digest of the copyright law of Great Britain, by Sir James Stephen. --
Report of the British copyright commission of 1878. --
The Monkswell bill, introduced into Parliament on behalf of the British Society of authors, November 26, 1890. --
Analysis of the Monkswell bill, by Walter Besant. --
Analysis of the Pearsall Smith scheme, by G.H. Putnam. --
Report of the Berne copyright convention of September, 1887. --
Report of the copyright convention of South America held at Montevideo, January 11, 1889. --
Henry Clay's report to the U.S. Senate, in favor of international copyright, February 16, 1837. --
Cheap books and good books, by Brander Matthews. --
International copyright and the prices of books, by G.H. Putnam. --
Copyright, monopolies, and protection, by G.H. Putnam. --
Summary of the existing copyright laws of the more important countries of the world. --
The contest for international copyright, by G.H. Putnam. --
Extracts from the speeches of Senators Platt, Evarts, and Hiscock in the copyright debate in the Senate, 1891. --
The vote in the House of representatives, December 3, 1890, by which the copyright bill was passed. --
The vote in the Senate, March 4, 1891, by which the copyright bill was passed.
Series Title: Questions of the day, no. 67.
Responsibility: comp. by Geo. Haven Putnam.

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