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noun
a book designed for the general public and available through an ordinary book dealer, as distinguished from a limited-edition book, textbook, mass market paperback, etc.
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Origin of trade book

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for trade book

trade book

trade edition


noun
an ordinary edition of a book sold in the normal way in shops, as opposed to a de luxe or mail-order edition
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