• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bookwork Study; application to books.
    • Bookwork Work done upon a book or books (as in a printing office), in distinction from newspaper or job work.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bookwork The study of text-books, as distinguished from experimental studies, or from instruction imparted by lectures.
    • n bookwork In printing, work on books and pamphlets, as distinguished from newspaper-work and job-work.
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In literature:

A specimen pamphlet of bookwork, with prices, a complete Author's Guide, sent post free for 4d.
"Notes and Queries, Number 57, November 30, 1850" by Various
Large orders of needlework are executed, but the mornings are devoted to bookwork.
"Hampstead and Marylebone" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The little block is best adapted for bookwork, and is interesting as showing the quality obtained by reduction.
"The Art of Illustration" by Henry Blackburn

In news:

When looking for a massage therapy program, students often find schools that offer the typical 500-hour course with bookwork during weeknights and perhaps bodywork on the weekends.
BOOKWORKS Maureen Cummins with her work "Salem Lessons," in the exhibition "In Retrospect .".