a company or other organization that sells books to its subscribers, often at a discount and usually through the mail.
a club organized for the discussion and reviewing of books.
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847 John Rae
Station Life in New Zealand Lady Barker
Search-Light Letters Robert Grant
A Pair of Patient Lovers William Dean Howells
More Pages from a Journal Mark Rutherford
The Mystery of the Secret Band Edith Lavell
The Heir of Redclyffe Charlotte M. Yonge
In the Track of the Bookworm Irving Browne
The Book of Snobs William Makepeace Thackeray
a club that sells books at low prices to members, usually by mail order, esp on condition that they buy a minimum number
to set with or as if with a booby trap; attach a booby trap to or in.
literary skill; authorship. Historical Examples Old English Libraries Ernest Savage
a collection of ancient Egyptian papyrus books, many with elaborate illustrations, each containing prayers, hymns, incantations, and formulas for the behavior of the souls of the dead.
a support placed at the end of a row of books to hold them upright, usually used in pairs. one of two things occurring or located at either end of something else: two events that served as bookends to my career. to occur or be located at the beginning and end of: His term in […]