Origin of hardback
Examples from the Web for hardback
I started writing it a few years ago and it came out in hardback in 2009.‘House’ Finale: Interview With Doctor Lisa Sanders|Noah Charney|May 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The fact that no paperback followed the hardback was a testament to the bad blood between Jackson and the publisher.
Oddly, the hardback edition of The Social Agent remains available now for immediate delivery via the Internet.