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Title The author's due : printing and the prehistory of copyright / Joseph Loewenstein.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.

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 Main Stacks  Z325 .L84 2002    AVAILABLE
Description x, 349 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-336) and index.
Subject Book industries and trade -- England -- History.
Printing -- England -- History.
Book industries and trade -- Law and legislation -- England -- History.
Printing industry -- Law and legislation -- England -- History.
Copyright -- England -- History.
Intellectual property -- England -- History.
Authorship -- History.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Contents An introduction to bibliographical politics -- The reformation of the press : patent, copyright, piracy -- Monopolies commercial and doctrinal -- Ingenuity and the mercantile muse -- Monopolizing culture : two case studies -- Personality and print : the genetics of intellectual property -- Milton's talent : the emergence of authorial copyright -- Authentic reproductions.