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Having a rigid binding, as of cardboard covered with cloth or with leather. Used of books.
A hardcover book.
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another name for hardback
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(ˈhɑrdˈkʌv ər)

1. a book bound in cloth, leather, or the like, over stiff material.
2. bound in cloth, leather, or the like, over stiff material.
3. noting or pertaining to such books: hardcover sales.
Compare paperback. Also, hardback.
hard′cov′ered, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hardcover - a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covershardcover - a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
Adj.1.hardcover - having a hard back or cover; "hardback books"
backed - having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
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US$30.99 hardcover, $24.99 softcover, or $3.99 Kindle edition.
Originally published in hardcover in 2012, by North Winds Press / Scholastic Canada.
Hardcover Club Edition: Same as the Fan edition except in a hardcover.
Book Information مشخصات کتاب Title: Poems for the Hazara: A Multilingual Poetry Anthology and Collaborative Poem by 125 Poets from 68 Countries Editor: Kamran Mir Hazar Hardcover & paperback: 600 pages Publisher: Full Page Publishing Language: English ISBN-13: 978-0983770824 hardcover ISBN-13: 978-0983770862 paperback Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 1.5 inches
Save With Jamie, by Jamie Oliver, hardcover PS9.99.
Output was generally lower in 2011 than in 2010, with the following formats showing varying degrees of decline: hardcover (down 1.12% following growth of 1.63% the previous year), hardcovers less than $81 (down 4.25% after a drop of 3.46%), mass market paperbacks (down 1.11%, slightly less than the previous 1.34%), trade paperbacks (down 7.44%, wiping out the 5.32% gain in 2010), and audiobooks (down 0.16% after rising 15.22% the previous year).
Acker (Iowa State University), Two at a Time: Reflections and Revelations of a Kansas State University Presidency and the Years that Followed; 295 pages; iUniverse, August 2010; $31.95 hardcover, $21.95 paperback, $9.99 ebook.
Summary: Amazon.com Now Selling More Kindle Books Than Hardcover Books
Matrana, Hardcover, $40, University Press of Mississippi, www.xupress.state.ms.us.
From the author of The Great Big Glorious Book for Girls comes this little hardcover gem, filled with enticing activities for girls.
The hardcover book was designed by graphic artist Julius Friedman and features color photography by Geoffrey Carr.
Volume 1,187 pages, hardcover. Volume 2, 174 pages, hardcover.