Notes and Queries, Number 53, November 2, 1850

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,446 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 437
Added to site: 2004.11.14
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Genre: Periodical
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"At the same time, the members of the Society might derive some legitimate benefits. They would have constantly increasing advantages from the use of their library, which would gradually become, not only rich in books, but in transcripts, catalogues, indexes, notices, &c., not to be found together elsewhere. Of all these they would have a right to as much use and advantage as joint-proprietors could enjoy without hindrance to each other. With regard to works published by the Society, they might reasonably expect to be supplied {372} with such as they should choose to possess, on the same terms as if they were the authors, or the owners of the copyright. These, however, are details which, with many others, must be settled by the managers; they are not mentioned as matters of primary importance or inducement."

DR. MAITLAND concludes by observing, that he should not have ventured to publish his plan, had he not been encouraged to

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