the paper used in printing books, especially when of superior quality.
a label bearing the owner’s name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book. Historical Examples The Patient Observer Simeon Strunsky The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14) Elbert Hubbard […]
a support for an open book. a rack for holding books. Historical Examples Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
a critical description, evaluation, or analysis of a book, especially one published in a newspaper or magazine. a section or page of a newspaper or magazine devoted to such material. Contemporary Examples Four Overlooked Books of 2009 Taylor Antrim May 11, 2009 Historical Examples Love’s Pilgrimage Upton Sinclair When a Man’s Single J. M. Barrie […]
noun Contemporary Examples Amanda’s Final Plea Barbie Latza Nadeau October 2, 2011