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"Legal Deposit" was introduced in Denmark in 1697, when a royal ordinance ordered all printers to deposit five copies of everything they printed with the Royal Library. (In 1781 is was extended to the entire kingdom: then including Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands and the Duchies of Slesvig and Holstein.) [Caldwell]


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