[Sca-cooks] Need (international) copyright advice

Jennifer Carlson talana1 at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 16 20:38:04 PST 2012

Johnna wrote:
> I just checked my copy. The work exists as a manuscript in a sole copy 
> and this is the first publication, so this is not the case of a work 
> having been published in the 16th century and being now out of 
> copyright. The date of publication is 2009!
> The only way that one has access to these recipes is through seeing 
> the original manuscript in Austria or in using these two volumes.
> I think this makes a difference.
> Johnna

An unpublished manuscript is "in copyright" for the lifetime of the author plus 70 years.  So unless the author died in 1941 or after, it is out of copyright.

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