PRIMARY SOURCES

ON COPYRIGHT

(1450-1900)


This is a freely-accessible, publicly-funded digital archive that collects together significant documents relating to the history of copyright law and practice. The documents have been selected by national editors, with the input of an editorial advisory board. Key documents are, where appropriate, transcribed and translated. The editors have written commentaries, explaining the reasons for selecting documents and their significance. The project was launched in 2008, initially funded by the AHRC in relation to 5 countries. Since 2024 it is supported by the AHRC as UK research infrastructure. The archive now extends to more than 20 (including historical and religious) jurisdictions and over 700 primary source documents. They can be browsed by date/language/jurisdiction, or searched.


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Core documents for Germany: Place Leipzig

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1724* Electoral Saxon Printing and Censorship Acts from 1549 to 1717 Commentary: [1]
1713* 'Books Constitution' of Emperor Rudolf II Commentary: [1]
1765* Philipp Erasmus Reich and the Leipzig publishers' cartel Commentary: [1]
1773* Saxonian Statute Commentary: [1]
1794* Prussian Statute Book (ALR) Commentary: [1]
1799* Kehr: Apology of the Reprinting of Books Commentary: [1]
1815* Annotated Publishers' Petition to the Congress of Vienna Commentary: [1]
1830* Amended music publishers' agreement against piracy Commentary: [1]
1835* Copyright statement of Johann Strauss for Austria and Prussia Commentary: [1]
1844* Saxon Copyright Act Commentary: [1]
1870* Copyright Act for the German Empire Commentary: [1]
1876* Copyright Acts for the German Empire regarding works of art, photography, and designs Commentary: [1]
1877* Gareis: Juridical Nature of Author's Rights Commentary: [1]