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BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Fly to Geneva with EASYJET bookable at www.easyjet.com SALZBURG Austria's very own winter wonderland has beautiful mountainous views and is a popular skiing destination, with the nearest peak being just 10 miles from the city.
Bennett could rescind his decision if advised by the FA or the PGMOB with Everton having no right of appeal for a dismissal for two bookable offences.
And on Thursday, there will be Pond Dipping, from 1pm to 3pm, a bookable event which costs pounds 2.50 per child.
Costs for the courses are pounds 15, pounds 10 or pounds 5 depending on status and a bookable pre-school creche is free.
Santi Cazorla was later also dismissed for a second bookable offence.
Tolson Museum will host two drop-in sessions and two bookable sessions which are more detailed.
But when they demanded a refund from Bookable Holidays, they were given the runaround.
O'Neill believes the fair play of his skipper Stiliyan Petrov prevented West Ham midfielder Radoslav Kovac from being sent off in the second half for a second bookable offence.
Blackpool's Simon Gillett was sent off for a second bookable offence before Barker won it.
Left-back Jamie Vincent made an instant impact on his debut by giving his new club a 14thminute lead and later in the first half saw his opposite number John Hills sent off for a second bookable offence.
Five minutes after Mark Warren was sent-off for a second bookable offence,Smith picked up the ball on the edge of the penalty area and expertly side-footed the ball over the head of Jonny Brain and into the roof of the net.