book: Types of book
albuma book or binder consisting of blank pages, pockets, or envelopes for keeping photographs, stamps, autographs, drawings, poems, etc almanacanatomy annuala book, magazine, etc, published once every year anthologyarmoriala book of coats of arms A to Za book containing maps of streets in a particular area atlasa collection of maps, usually in book form audiobookautobiographyBaedekerany of a series of travel guidebooks issued by the German publisher Karl Baedeker (1801–59) or his firm bestiarybibelota miniature book Biblethe sacred writings of the Christian religion, comprising the Old and New Testaments and, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Apocrypha biographyblooka book published on a weblog in a series of instalments breviarya book of psalms, hymns, prayers, etc, to be recited daily by clerics in major orders and certain members of religious orders as part of the divine office brochurecasebooka book in which records of legal or medical cases are kept cataloguea book, usually illustrated, containing details of items for sale, esp as used by mail-order companies catechisminstruction by a series of questions and answers, esp a book containing such instruction on the religious doctrine of a Christian Church coffee-table booka book designed to be looked at rather than read comic bookcommonplace booka notebook in which quotations, poems, remarks, etc, that catch the owner's attention are entered companiona guidebook or handbook compendiuma book containing a collection of useful hints concordancea book that indexes the principal words in a literary work, often with the immediate context and an account of the meaning confessionala book of penitential prayers cookery booka book containing recipes and instructions for cooking copybooka book of specimens, esp of penmanship, for imitation diarya personal record of daily events, appointments, observations, etc; a book for keeping such a record dictionarydirectorya book, arranged alphabetically or classified by trade listing names, addresses, telephone numbers, etc, of individuals or firms dispensatorya book listing the composition, preparation, and application of various drugs e-book or ebooka book in electronic form encyclopedia or encyclopaediaa book, often in many volumes, containing articles on various topics, often arranged in alphabetical order, dealing either with the whole range of human knowledge or with one particular subject e-reader or eReaderexercise booka notebook used by pupils and students formularya book or system of prescribed formulas, esp relating to religious procedure or doctrine gazetteera book or section of a book that lists and describes places gradusa book of études or other musical exercises arranged in order of increasing difficulty grammara book containing an account of the grammatical facts of a language or recommendations as to rules for the proper use of a language graphic novela novel in the form of a comic strip grimoirea textbook of sorcery and magic guidebooka handbook with information for visitors to a place, as a historic building, museum, or foreign country handbooka reference book listing brief facts on a subject or place or directions for maintenance or repair, as of a car hymn booka book containing the words and music of hymnsjottera small notebook journala book in which a daily record of happenings, etc, is kept Kindle(trademark)a portable electronic device for downloading and reading books lectionarya book containing readings appointed to be read at divine services ledgerthe principal book in which the commercial transactions of a company are recorded lexicona dictionary, esp one of an ancient language such as Greek or Hebrew log or logbookdetailed record of a voyage of a ship or aircraft; a record of the hours flown by pilots and aircrews; a book in which these records are made manuala book, esp of instructions or information miscellanymissala book containing the prayers, rites, etc, of the Masses for a complete year monographa paper, book, or other work concerned with a single subject or aspect of a subject notebooka book for recording notes or memoranda novelan extended work in prose, either fictitious or partly so, dealing with character, action, thought, etc, esp in the form of a storynovelettean extended prose narrative story or short novel novellaa short novel; novelette ordinala book containing the forms of services for the ordination of ministers peerage(esp in the British Isles) a book listing the peers and giving genealogical and other information about them pharmacopoeiaan authoritative book containing a list of medicinal drugs with their uses, preparation, dosages, formulas, etc phrase booka book containing frequently used expressions and their equivalents in a foreign language, esp for the use of tourists prayer booka book containing the prayers used at church services or recommended for private devotions primeran introductory text, such as a school textbook prospectusa formal statement giving details of a forthcoming event, such as the publication of a book or an issue of shares Psaltera devotional or liturgical book containing a version of Psalms, often with a musical settingreadera book that is part of a planned series for those learning to read reference booka book, such as an encyclopedia, dictionary, etc, from which information may be obtained registerthe book in which such a list is written road booka book of maps, sometimes including a gazetteer scorescrapbooka book or album of blank pages in which to mount newspaper cuttings, pictures, etc service booksketchbooka book of plain paper containing sketches or for making sketches in songbookspellera book designed to teach or improve spelling statute booka register of enactments passed by the legislative body of a state, usually made up of a series of volumes that form a complete official record storybooka book containing stories, esp for children telephone directorya book listing the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of subscribers in a particular area textbooka book used as a standard source of information on a particular subject thesaurusa book containing systematized lists of synonyms and related words vade mecuma handbook or other aid carried on the person for immediate use when needed who's whoa book or list containing the names and short biographies of famous people wordbooka book containing words, usually with their meanings workbookan exercise book or textbook used for study, esp a textbook with spaces for answers yearbookan almanac or reference book published annually and containing details of events of the previous year ▷ See book
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Word List of book: Types of book from the Collins English Word Lists