One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an edition bound in stiff covers; in hardback.
- ‘The first American edition of 1950 was reprinted almost without pause in hardcover and then paperback until the late 1970s.’
- ‘Money gives you the luxury of time, of being able to quit your day job and devote yourself to fiction (in my case, it also means that I can buy any book I want, in hardcover - the very definition of luxury).’
- ‘It's a ‘New York Times’ bestseller in hardcover.’
- ‘Motherless Brooklyn was good, but would you have purchased that in hardcover?’
- ‘I bought it in hardcover; cheapskate that I am, I rarely do this except with authors whose work I know well, but I made an exception because of Instapundit's and Professor Bainbridge's recommendations.’
- ‘Putnam will publish the book in hardcover in fall 2005, with a paperback edition to be published by Berkley in 2006.’
- ‘Although it is expensive in hardcover, a paperback edition would make a formidable textbook for advanced undergraduates or graduate students.’
- ‘Here's the link to order a copy of the new edition which is in hardcover and which contains a new foreword by P.J. O'Rourke and a ‘Where Are They Now?’’
- ‘By the way, I failed to mention earlier, but one of the best books I read last year in hardcover, now in paperback, is ‘Justice,’ out in trade paperback.’
- ‘And, the fact that I spend almost no money on things like JAPANESE HAIR STRAIGHTENING or fancy clothes means that I can buy my books in hardcover.’
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