AGAINST THE LAW: CRIME, SHARP PRACTICE AND THE CONTROL OF PRINT. Robin Myers, Michael Harris, Giles Mandelbrote.

AGAINST THE LAW: CRIME, SHARP PRACTICE AND THE CONTROL OF PRINT.

  • (New Castle and London): Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, 2004.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth-covered boards, dust jacket.
  • 200 pages
  • ISBN: 158456153X
  • ISBN: 9781584561538

Price: $45.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 78557

Part of the Publishing Pathways Series. Eight chapters on different aspects of "sharp practices" in the book world. Includes Christopher de Hamel on "Book Thefts in the Middle Ages," Adri K. Offenberg on "The Censorship of Hebrew Books in Sixteenth-Century Italy," Alastair J. Mann on "Some Property is Theft: copyright law and illegal activity in early modern Scotland," Maureen Bell on "Offensive Behaviour in the English Book Trade, 1641-1700," Helen Berry on "Crimes of Conscience: the last will and testament of John Dunton,", Nicholas Pickwoad on "The History of the False Raised Band,", Anthony Hobson on "Guglielmo Libri," and Bill Bell on "Bound for Botany Bay; or, what did the nineteenth-century convict read?" Illustrated and with an index. Sales Rights: Worldwide except in the UK; Available in the UK from The British Library.