The Laws of Copyright: An Examination of the Principles which Should Regulate Literary and Artistic Property in England and Other Countries : Being the Yorke Prize Essay of the University of Cambridge for the Year 1882, Revised and Enlarged

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J. Murray, 1883 - Copyright - 335 pages
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