London: Society of Authors, 1978. 1st edition. 252 pp, 8vo. Pictorial wrappers. VG+ (light wear to extremities). Item #7532.1
A history of issues important to authors, e.g., copyright, royalties, etc. This volume covers the period from the Introductionof Printing to the Copyright Act of 1911. Dickens, of course, was very active with regard to the copyright issue.