- being no longer published; no longer printed or reprinted: a bookstore specializing in out-of-print books.
- a book, pamphlet, etc., that is no longer published.
Origin of out-of-print
First recorded in 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for out-of-print
But recently—more than three decades after my initial reading—I picked up a secondhand copy of the out-of-print book.They Saw Our Sports Problem Coming
September 14, 2014
Jessica Ferri on discovering their out-of-print road trip—and its refreshingly honest account of their relationship.On the Road, Old Bean: Two Brits Adventures in America
December 12, 2013
I believe they may be valuable, out-of-print, early editions.The Thing from the Lake
Eleanor M. Ingram
In notebook style, but as rare in essence as it is among dealers in out-of-print books.
Far better than numerous other out-of-print books that bring much higher prices in the second-hand market.
This work has been out-of-print for many years, with reprint rights that reverted to the author and are now held by his Estate.When the Owl Cries
The reader would do well to scan some out-of-print books on hypnosis at the library to understand the point further.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis