The Law Reports; Chancery Division, and on Appeal Therefrom in the Court of Appeal, and Decisions in the Court of Protection Volume 16

The Law Reports; Chancery Division, and on Appeal Therefrom in the Court of Appeal, and Decisions in the Court of Protection Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...thereof, but that the Defendant had declined that offer and insisted on his name appearing as one of the joint authors of the book. The Plaintiffs also alleged that the whole 200 had been paid by them to the Defendant. The Plaintiffs claimed an order that the Defendant should specifically perform his agreement of the 20th of March, 1878, as modified by the agreements of the 14th of November, 1879, and the 19th of January, 1880, by delivering up to Stevens the manuscript of "Kermy's Illustrated London," and by doing all acts necessary to vest the copyright of the work in Stevens; an injunction to restrain the Defendant from parting with or publishing, or otherwise dealing with, the work or the copyright thereof, without the Plaintifl's' consent; damages for breach of the agreement; and the costs of the action. By his statement of defence the Defendant said that in March, 1878, prior to the written memorandum of the 20th of March, it was verbally agreed between him and Post that, in consideration of 200 to be paid to him, the Defendant should write an original guide-book for London, and that his name should appear on the title-page as the author of the book, and that he should assign the copyright of the book to Post. But throughout the conversation in which the agreement was come to, no mention was made of the name of Kenny, nor was the Defendant informed or aware that Kenny was in any way connected with or interested in the guide-book. The Defendant said that he proceeded with the preparation of the book, and that in December, 1879, Post told him that he was in treaty with certain persons to take up the book, and asked the Defendant to complete the work. The Defendant agreed to do so, and on the 19th of...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873866
  • 9781236873866