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Book Description

Full title: 'An Act to reduce, under certain Circumstances, the Duties payable upon Books and Engravings'. ' ... Privilege of Copyright for certain periods ... granted to Makers of any Books, Prints, or other Works of Art first published in any Foreign Country ... reducing ... the Duties of Customs now payable on the Importation of Books and Prints. Two and a half pages. (with the rates of Duty applying, e.g. 20 shillings per hundredweight on Works published in the Country of Export, if printed prior to the Year 1801. * So the recently imposed taxes on the import and export of books around the world is nothing new!)
Author Great Britain Act
Date 1844
Binding Disbound
Publisher Great Britain Parliament
Condition A very good clean copy. Stab holes to left margin from original binding.
Pages 3pp. 30.5cm.

Price: £15.00

Offered by Peter Moore

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