[HNW] A Pictorial History of Embroidery

Lavolta Press fran at lavoltapress.com
Wed Jun 27 22:02:19 PDT 2007

In other words, whether you steal something depends on whether you want 
it enough to pay the prices being charged for it.  Elaborate and 
self-justify all you want--it's still theft.


Wanda Pease wrote:
> No, I'm not confirming anything.  I'm dreaming and answering the snide that
> someone on one of the other costuming lists comes up with whenever one of us
> mentions Xerox copies or making books available via CD and scanner.  The
> Pictorial History book is still under copyright and will be for my lifetime
> and yours thanks to the Mickey Mouse laws that Disney Company bought from
> Congress.  The big 2 Volume set however will come out from copyright next
> year and then it is fair game in the US at least.  The only way to copy that
> sucker is going to be digital camera and a tripod.
> I have never made a copy of a book if I could buy the original.  I re-buy
> immediately if one becomes available at a price I can afford (Inventories of
> Henry VIII comes immediately to mind.  David Brown has it back on sale.  No
> pictures, but quite a bit of verbal description of needle worked items.
> Regina
> On Behalf Of Katherine
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:37 AM
>>To: 'Historic Needlework'
>>Subject: Re: [HNW] A Pictorial History of Embroidery
>>So, are you confirming that a new edition is being published?  If
>>so, do we
>>have any idea when and where we can purchase it?  Sometimes specialty type
>>books can't be purchased through normal book stores?
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