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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1618* Book trade regulations and incorporation of the Parisian book trade Commentary: [1]
1650s* Vitré's memorandum on the prolongation of privileges
1686* Book trade regulations
1725-1726* Pierre-Jacques Blondel's memorandum Commentary: [1]
1763* Diderot's Letter on the book trade Commentary: [1]
1776* Gaultier's memorandum for the provincial booksellers Commentary: [1]
1778* Pluquet's letters Commentary: [1]
1834* Balzac's letter to authors
1841* Report of Lamartine and parliamentary debates on literary property