The Law Relating to Works of Literature and Art: Embracing the Law of Copyright, the Law Relating to Newspapers, the Law Relating to Contracts Between Authors, Publishers, Printers, &c., and the Law of Libel; with the Statutes Relating Thereto, Forms of Agreements Between Authors, Publishers, &c., and Forms of Pleading
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Page 461 - I saved appearances tolerably well; but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it.
Page 224 - ... the sole liberty of printing, reprinting, publishing, completing, copying, executing, finishing and vending the same: and, in the case of a dramatic composition, of publicly performing or representing it, or causing it to be performed or represented by others.
Page 407 - A communication made bona fide upon any subject-matter in which the party communicating has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty, is privileged, if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty, although it contain criminating matter which, without this privilege, would be slanderous and actionable...
Page xxviii - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by vesting the Copies of printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned...
Page 313 - If people should not be called to account for possessing the people with an ill opinion of the government, no government can subsist. For it is very necessary for all governments that the people should have a good opinion of it.
Page 299 - AN ACT FOR PREVENTING THE FREQUENT ABUSES IN PRINTING SEDITIOUS, TREASONABLE AND UNLICENSED BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS, AND FOR REGULATING OF PRINTING AND PRINTING-PRESSES (14 Car.
Page 227 - ... immediately following, if it be a book; or if a map, chart, musical composition, print, cut, engraving, photograph, painting, drawing, chromo, statue, statuary, or model or design intended to be perfected and completed as a work of the fine arts, by inscribing upon some...
Page 310 - Kingdom, in order by force or constraint to compel her or them to change her or their measures or counsels, or in order to put any force or constraint upon, or in order to intimidate or overawe both Houses or either House of Parliament...
Page 460 - indignity to, and a breach of the privilege of, this " House for any person to presume to give in written " or printed newspapers any account or minutes of the " debates or other proceedings of this House, or of any " Committee thereof." And, " that upon discovery of the " authors, printers, or publishers, this House will proceed " against the offenders with the utmost severity.