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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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Barnes and Noble serves 627 different communities across all 50 states, where it remains the #1 bookseller in the United States.
According to The Bookseller, The Bookshop officially opened on 26 July 2019.
In fact, the resilience of the printed book, paired with the business savvy of booksellers, have enabled independent bookstores to weather the storms brought by big-box retailers and the digital revolution and stage a resurgence that has restored and enhanced their place in downtown retailing across the country and the state.
Through the purchase, Barnes & Noble said, Elliott is looking to build upon the foundation that the bookseller has already built in the U.S.
Despite thin readership, the booksellers stake piles of used and new books on footpaths to attract book lovers and needy readers at discount prices, especially on Sundays when shops remain closed.
It was here that I once passed a test posed to me by the bookseller. He showed me a large stack of old tomes, including entire anthologies of Hebrew poetry from Yemen, and said that if I succeeded in identifying the most valuable book in the lot I would receive it as a gift.
The bookseller owns the London bookseller Hatchards, established in 1797 and the Dublin booksellers Hodges Figgis, who celebrate their 250 year anniversary this year.
So on the day Bookseller moved in, everyone saw the Suzuki truck pull up in front of Printer's old shop, and a man and a woman came out.
Feelings of trust towards Beijing have eroded over the past year through the case of the missing booksellers.
Free accommodation and meals will be provided to two persons of each publisher, bookseller organizer.
"Living," Swanson writes, "is not made up of details, but rather of highlights." In The Bookseller, she combines the two to answer the question we so often ask ourselves: What if?