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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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But simply making books accessible is not the only answer.
In "Making Books with Kids: 25 Paper Projects to Fold, Sew, Paste, Pop, and Draw" she draws upon her many years of experience and expertise to deftly craft a series of projects that will produce hours and hours of sheer family fun.
A LIBRARIAN is leading a novel initiative to promote the joy of reading by making books available from a mini library outside her home.
The remaining sections collect shorter works: on the individual and society (piety, gifts and bribes, drugs, strangers, and suicide), sexuality, gender, and family (sex, male and female, love in paradise, the Hadith of Umm Zar', child psychology), and science and learning (knowledge as a social force, Muslim ideas of scientific progress, medicine and physicians, the uses of Arabic writing, and making books).
NEW YORK: "Even though it was cute and sweet, it wasn't right," confesses Barbara Zinn Krieger of her theatre company's now-former name, Making Books Sing.
Memeoirs COO Fred Rocha said that the company was very different from its indirect competitors because it had started making books from people's email conversations, adding that it will soon be adding Facebook messages, and other unique channels.
"Making books of Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri as the part of educational syllabus is the acceptance of his services" he concluded.