ComicSansKitteh wrote:I know I'm on here a wee bit late, but I was curious to know if your issue was ever resolved.
As for any response to the original poster, I have no idea.
But. I would wager good money that Bolchazy-Carducci doesn't have the answer key or teacher's manual to Crosby and Schaeffer, so they won't release it on that reason. I can also tell you that their "publication" of Crosby and Schaeffer is this: a reproduction of an edition in the public domain, a new forweword, an appreciation, some ads in the back and a new cover. Hence the quotes around publication.
I can also let you in on the thought process at B-C (I may say "we" here as I worked there at the time). A few years ago they published a new edition of Bradley's Arnold Latin Composition. The previous edition (1940ish) had an answer key, which we miraculously managed to get a digital copy of. We did not make it available, because 1) the author's intention was for the key to not be readily available (which is nonsense reasoning to self-teachers); 2) we didn't have the man-hours to verify that the existing key fit our edition; and 3) it wasn't public domain yet.
To fix 3, we would have had to find out who held the copyright, which is no simple matter. Matters would be simple if the copyright holder was a company, but I seem to recall it was the author since the book had gone out of print (which, if memory serves, led to a reversion of rights to the author—whether he knew it or not). Again, simple if he had left his IP to one heir or organization, but there may not have been a practical way to find that out either. Likely the rights belonged to all of his surviving heirs, split fractionally among them. (You're correct if you sense I don't like IP very much.)
So, this is effectively a dead issue with the publisher due to lack of possession of either hard copy or IP rights (pick your poison). The original poster should have gotten a response saying as much (as I fielded most of this sort of query while I worked there), but he apparently didn't get or didn't like the response. One is annoying, the other is too bad.