Definition of trade book in English:

trade book

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  • A book published by a commercial publisher and intended for general readership.
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    • A manuscript for a trade book goes through several stages of editing before it goes to press.
    • It might not matter in a general trade book, but the author does not seem to be addressing himself principally to a popular lay audience.
    • Most impressively, the report is illustrated with nine photographs bearing marks of a finer finish than the average trade book of the time could boast.

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