1511.8 (H) Limited Edition Visual Arts Works
This Section discusses the mandatory deposit requirements for pictorial or graphic works that are published in a limited edition.
If an individual author owns the copyright in the work, the copyright owner or owner of the exclusive right of publication may submit one complete copy of the best edition, or in the alternative, the owner may submit photographs or other identifying material for the work, provided that one of the following conditions has been met:
• Less than five copies of the work have been published; or
• The work has been published and sold or offered for sale in a limited edition consisting of no more than 300 numbered copies.
37 C.F.R. § 202.19 (D) (2)(iv) (A)- (B). For information concerning the requirements for identifying material, see Section 1509.3 (C).