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Copyright in the Renaissance Copyright in the Renaissance: Prints and the Privilegio in Sixteenth-Century Venice and Roprints and the Privilegio in Si

Copyright in the Renaissance Copyright in the Renaissance: Prints and the Privilegio in Sixteenth-Century Venice and Roprints and the Privilegio in Si (Hardcover)

By L C E Witcombe 
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Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 9004137483
EAN: 9789004137486
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 414
Publish Date: 2004-01-31
Binding: Hardcover

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This study examines the emergence and early history of copyright in Venice and Rome, focusing in particular on the "privilegio" and the use made of it by printers, publishers, engravers, painters, architects, mapmakers, and others in the sixteenth century to protect their commercial interests in various types of printed images. These include separately sold engravings, woodcuts, and etchings, as well as illustrations in books. The first part of the book surveys printmaking and the "privilegio" in sixteenth-century Venice and Rome together with the related issues of licensing and censorship. The second part documents many of the recipients who were granted the "privilegio," The book introduces the reader to the richly competitive world of printmaking and print publishing in Renaissance Italy.
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Title: Copyright in the Renaissance Copyright in the Renaissance: Prints and the Privilegio in Sixteenth-Century Venice and Roprints and the Privilegio in Si
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Author: L C E Witcombe
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 9004137483
EAN: 9789004137486
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 414
Publish Date: 2004-01-31
Binding: Hardcover

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