Answered By: Nazlin Bhimani
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2017     Views: 51

If a work is out-of-copyright, you can reproduce it or copy it in full, without restriction.  However, please note that if there is an editor or illustrator, you will need to confirm that their contributions are also out of copyright.  Further, the typography in published work is protected for 25 years after publication.

Information on the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988 is available here.  A guide on Intellectual Property rights is availabe for background information.

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