Definition of Book fair

1. Noun. Fair organized by publishers or booksellers to promote the sale of books.

Exact synonyms: Bookfair
Generic synonyms: Fair

2. Noun. Bazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause.
Exact synonyms: Bookfair
Generic synonyms: Bazaar, Fair

Definition of Book fair

1. Noun. A public event at which books are sold, often featuring appearances by authors. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Fair

book account
book agent
book award
book awards
book bag
book binding
book burning
book burnings
book club
book clubs
book entries
book entry
book fair (current term)
book fairs
book hand
book hands
book illustrations
book in
book industry
book it
book jacket
book keeping
book learning
book lore
book louse
book lover
book lung

Literary usage of Book fair

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"If our publishers have stocks of our classics unbound they might with advantage offer them at the book fair in paper covers. But there is also an expanding ..."

2. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
""The Government strongly objects to the presence of the GALZ stand at the Book Fair which has the effect of giving acceptance and legitimacy to GALZ," the ..."

3. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"At the time Estienne thus described it, the book- fair of Frankfort, as we have seen, had long reached a position of paramount importance to the literary ..."

4. Growing Readers: Units Of Study In The Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"Our time at the book fair was just ... I imagined the book fair from his perspective. It must be overwhelming for some children to Chapter 5: Refers l/se ..."

5. Fisher's National Magazine and Industrial Record by Redwood Fisher (1846)
"The book fair opens immediately after the general fair. The book exchange, a spacious and beautiful structure, admirably placed for its destined use, ..."

6. Spain in 1830 by Henry David Inglis (1831)
"Literature; Difficulties to be encountered by Authors; the book fair; Digression respecting the Claims of Spain to Gil Bias; Public and Private Literary ..."

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