that Ace Books was an unauthorized reprinter
and to urge them to tell
JOHN FEATHER, PUBLISHING, PIRACY AND POLITICS: AN HISTORICAL STUDY OF COPYRIGHT IN BRITAIN 154 (1994) (discussing the unauthorized reprinting of British books by American publishers during the 19th century and noting that "the reprinters
, despite the fact that British authors and publishers always referred to them as `pirates,' were not acting illegally in their own country").
puts his promotion money behind the two or three leaders on his monthly new releases and leaves the rest to stand or fall on their own.
Since he cannot sell his work as cheaply as the pirate reprinter
can, the rightful publisher thus finds far less market for the original edition, less than that reprinter
who moreover has the advantage of producing the work of one author in a consistent series; as, for example, Simrock and several Parisian publishers who produce your works [for sale].
specialized in music, reprinting editions from Leipzig publishers whose stock and plates had been bombed out during the war.
The prologue may also have been omitted because The Jew's Boston and Philadelphia reprinters
decided that prejudice against Jews was no more relevant to early republican America than the health of the British oak.
Although denigrated as pirates by their more respectable counterparts, the cheap reprinters
proclaimed themselves as champions of the reading public against a conspiracy in restraint of trade.
Rampant competition among reprinters
also helped to guarantee a relative absence of monopoly in the production of literature.
Well, perhaps Penguin or other reprinters
will whisk it off, and it will obtain the worldwide distribution it deserves.