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Re: Unique Books?



At 10:26 AM 2/1/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Could a printer/binder then create a edition of 20 books and then claim that
>each one is unique because the leather used to bind each one is slightly
>different? I would not think that the recepient/customer of each "unique" or
>"one of a kind" book would very pleased to learn of the exsistence of the
>others and the hair spliting that developed their definition as a one of a
>kind item. Being ethical about ones work and its representation is important
>and follwing the spirit of what is meant by unique in artistic
>representation should be included.
>
>KK

Semantics again, but certainly the "book" or "contents" are not unique, but
if the bindings are, indeed, significantly different, each BINDING could be
said to be "unique".

David Adams - Maryland


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