trade book

trade book

noun
a book designed for the general public and available through an ordinary book dealer, as distinguished from a limited-edition book, textbook, mass market paperback, etc.

Origin:
1940–45

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trade book or trade edition
 
n
an ordinary edition of a book sold in the normal way in shops, as opposed to a de luxe or mail-order edition
 
trade edition or trade edition
 
n

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