You're still arguing against a claim no one is, in fact, making.
People are condemning the publisher and suggesting they illegally reprinted those pics, or needed to get permission, and suggested startrekhistory owns those images ... which others here and I believe is simply not true. Since these are public domain images.
Legalities be damned. What was done was ethically wrong
— taking the restoration work of others and passing it off as their own. And I won't give these folks my hard-earned money because of it.