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Getty Publications Virtual Library

Welcome to the Getty Publications Virtual Library, where you will find digital copies of select Getty publications spanning our forty-year publishing history, including many titles that are now out of print. All publications appear as they were originally published, with no changes made to the content or design. We hope you enjoy them.

Publications in the Virtual Library are available to individuals for private study, scholarship, and research purposes only; reproduction and distribution, even for non-commercial use, is prohibited. Downloading material for any commercial use is prohibited. The Getty owns the copyright for the books; individual images and texts within these publications may also be separately protected by the copyright of their respective creators or other third parties and may require further permissions for use outside the scope of the publications in which they are contained.

The Getty makes no warranties or indemnification relating to your use of the digital publications in the Virtual Library. All parties downloading, printing or using the content from the Virtual Library represent and warrant that their use will be consistent with applicable laws including, without limitation, copyright, privacy and publicity laws, and that you will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party. All rights not granted by the Getty are specifically reserved. The Getty reserves the right to withdraw any title from the Virtual Library and to discontinue this program in its entirety.

For permission to use materials in the Virtual Library in ways not covered here, please email pubsrights@getty.edu. For all other questions about Getty Publications and the Virtual Library, email us at pubsinfo@getty.edu.