adj.1.having rigid front and back covers, covered with cloth; - of books. Contrasted to softcover.
References in classic literature ?
From under the stern-sheets he drew out a cloth-bound book.
My eyes grew bright whenever I opened my yellowing cloth-bound copy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and my fingers flipped through the pages that had creased permanently through years of being dog-eared.
A welcome addition to the stable of World War II combat aviation art books, this oversize, hardcover, cloth-bound volume nicely complements other such folios in its field.
For this to work, the cheddar has to be sharp--such as a classic, cloth-bound version--for the spiciness of the hops to marry aromatically.
cloth-bound, with an opening section in color, and the rest printed in black ink
The cloth-bound books are a reproduction of the Complete Library of Four Treasures, a prodigious 18th Century work which has been called the 'Great Wall' of Chinese culture.
The original cloth-bound edition of the catalogue published by the Grolier Club was tastefully designed by noted book designer Jerry Kelly and set (appropriately) in Bodoni types.
Printed on sturdy paper stock, it is available in cloth-bound hardcover edition at US$65 and paperback at US$48.
I shall treasure my store, which might be worth something to my great grandchildren, especially the cloth-bound antiques.
It's a cloth-bound, 56-page book available through Kelseyst.
It is cloth-bound and comes in a heavy cardboard box--also cloth-bound.
As with previous editions, the most recent in 2008, this one is published in a single cloth-bound volume and two volumes paper-bound.