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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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And ultimately there are many other books we might have included." (3) For that reason, I refer officially to this project as A Biographical Research Bookshelf rather than The Biographical Research Bookshelf.
Space allowing, it may be good to think about what accents to put in your bookshelf. Settle on what your style is.
Phi Kappa Phi Bookshelf The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 7576 Goodwood Blvd.Baton Rouge, La.
Through an expanded group of resellers, e-textbooks and comprehensive tools from the Vital Source Bookshelf platform are now available in more than 200 countries and territories including 28 new locations that include India, Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Africa, the Middle East and countries represented by the Gulf Cooperation Council.
It's more than a bookshelf; it's my memory and my identity.
The ones you will always have on your bookshelf and that define who you are?
These newest publishers join Cengage Learning, Elsevier, Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and more than 200 other publishers that currently make content available through VitalSource Bookshelf.
IF YOU'RE bored with your ordinary bookshelf, try making an "invisible" one that will make your books appear to float in mid-air.
According to the company, the application, developed by IDG Connect in association with Oracle (Nasdaq:ORCL), is free to download through Apple's iTunes store and enables users to search over 6,000 pdfs and save them to their own personal 'bookshelf'.
TURN THE PAGES Vintage books can be turned into art by displaying them so the spines are against the wall and the gilt-edged pages face outwards to create a glimmering bookshelf, which will catch the light.
When Overby learned of VitalSource's Bookshelf etextbook platform, driven by Ingram Digital, he decided to try it out in one of his classes, with some strong results.
"The New Magic Bookshelf: Finding Great Books Your Child Will Treasure Forever" is a guide for parents and educators in matching children with the right books that will spark that love for literacy teach them that reading can be as fun as any toy or video game.