Definition of yellowback in English:
A cheap and typically sensational novel, with a yellow board or cloth binding.
- There is some wear but generally this is a very good copy of a yellowback.
- The volumes shown here are typical examples of Ward & Lock's early small format and later large format yellowbacks.
- This is the first volume in what will be a multi-volume set devoted to a bibliography of over 25 publishers of Victorian yellowbacks and paperbacks.
Definition of yellowback in:
- British & World English dictionary
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