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Kevin Connolly
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Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Kevin Connolly » October 27th, 2009, 4:38 pm

I just ran acrooss this. It doesn't seem right to me. I don't think it's in public domain.

http://cgi.ebay.com/A-Bibliography-of-B ... 4f6e0043be
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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Joe Pecore » October 27th, 2009, 5:44 pm

Did the original have a copyright notice?

I believe books published between 1923 through 1977 without a copyright notice are the public domain due to failure to comply with required formalities.
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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Joe Pecore » October 27th, 2009, 5:44 pm

This looks like the publisher of that reprint http://www.martinopublishing.com/
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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Joe Pecore » October 27th, 2009, 7:35 pm

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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Kevin Connolly » October 27th, 2009, 8:26 pm

Joe,

I don't know zippo about copyright notices, etc. I know seeing all those crappy Houdini POD's and ebooks on Ebay and thought this was just too new.

If it is anythimg like the new old Houdini titles that are out there, I'll pass.
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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Seuss » October 27th, 2009, 8:47 pm

says published 1998
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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Joe Pecore » October 27th, 2009, 9:25 pm

But the original was in 1957.
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Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Postby Mike Carr » October 28th, 2009, 12:04 am

Here is a photo of the British 1st edition - 1957 - Palmyra Press

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