[time-nuts] MIT RADIATION LABORATORY SERIES 1940-1945 (28 VOLS) on eBay
jfor at quik.com
Wed Jul 13 17:26:08 UTC 2011
The copyright lapsing after 10 years statement is in the front of most of
the red version of the books.
> On 7/13/11 8:05 AM, jmfranke wrote:
>> The original series was copyrighted 1947 by McGraw-Hill Book Company.
>> The agreement with the government was the copyright would later be
>> lifted. I know in 1964 the grey colored small size book series were
>> printed by Boston Technical Publishers, Inc. with no copyright.
> SO the burning question would be "where is that original agrement"..
> (because MIT will probably not want to go digging through their files to
> confirm or deny..)
> It might well be that McGraw-Hill holds the copyright on that particular
> printed form (i.e. pagination, etc.) but not the contents (e.g. Westlaw
> can copyright their lawbooks, but not the underlying actual legal codes)
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