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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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His work as a bookbinder is exquisite and continues a tradition that is centuries old and his ability was recognised when he was chosen to produce the binding for the Edward Pugh volumes.
Of all the old Arkansas bookbinders, I'm the only one left," said John Machycek, the company's 70-year-old proprietor.
Today, Funazaki works as a professional bookbinder for designer/forwarder and is an evening class tutor at Shepherds Bookbinders, London.
Its price also makes it affordable to anyone interested in the history of the book, and to bookbinders.
The bookbinder is known not only for his excellence and genius, but, also, for his exhibitions.
The bookbinding firm, which is still in business, says of the project: "The book was undoubtedly the most ambitious bookbinding ever undertaken by any bookbinder at any period in history.
Based on the first part of Stephenie Meyer's best- selling novels Inkheart (Cert PG, 101 mins) FATHER and bookbinder Mo Folchart (Brendan Fraser) has kept a terrible secret from his daughter Meggie (Eliza Bennett) since she was three.
Michael Faraday was born the son of a blacksmith and was apprenticed to a bookbinder at an early age, but developed a passion for science that led him to a job as a scientist's assistant.
Erpenbeck started out as a bookbinder but then turned her attention to the theater, working in the props and costume departments at the Staatsoper opera house (among others) in Vienna.
THE GLAMOROUS (DOUBLE) LIFE OF ISABEL BOOKBINDER by Holly McQueen (Arrow pounds 6.
It would make it very difficult for California to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars,'' Sierra Club attorney David Bookbinder said.