• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cost-book a book containing the names and shares of the joint adventurers in a mine
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Corn. cothas, dropped, stean, tin.


In literature:

One of the chained books, 'The Lectures of Hostiensis,' cost five marks.
"The Book-Hunter in London" by William Roberts
Vernacular prayer books are generally sold at a cost much below that of their production.
"India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
Having regaled ourselves at a very moderate cost, all things considered, we are invited to insert our names in the visitors' book.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith
I bought books which cost $1.70, and had fifty-two cents left.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
The book costs him twopence halfpenny.
"A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France" by William Duthie
Costly chairs, tables, book-cases, bedsteads, etc., were found in the homes of all well-to-do men.
"Patrician and Plebeian" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The library is valuable and contains some costly books and manuscripts.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
I knew that the books had cost at least a thousand dollars.
"'Charge It'" by Irving Bacheller
"Life and Literature" by J. Purver Richardson
His eye fell upon the low shelves full of costly books, but he had no desire to open them.
"The Unknown Quantity" by Henry van Dyke
I now bought books, and no longer always, as before, at the cost of a meal or so.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
I am asked how much it costs to print a book the size of mine.
"Threads of Grey and Gold" by Myrtle Reed
Also, the cost of Mr. Myers' book debars from it the mass of readers.
"Psychic Phenomena" by Edward T. Bennett
A cost-book company is not bound to register under the Companies Act 1862, but it may do so.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
And so it is with all the costly books and charts and planispheres.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
Have you ever happened to see a book that cost a thousand dollars?
"The Child's Book of American Biography" by Mary Stoyell Stimpson
Some books issued by subscription at the present time cost $20 and $30 apiece.
"Work for Women" by George J. Manson
And the dinner at the Hotel Blank cost us half a florin apiece more than the price set down in the guide-book.
"The Itching Palm" by William R Scott
There were some 200 volumes, but here I was with all this wealth of books at my command at about the cost of three days' work in a year.
"The Library and Society" by Various
Owing to changes, not only in the value of money but in the coinage, the cost of books in the 15th century is extremely difficult to ascertain.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various

In news:

Again, the books cost a dollar, and consist of $20 worth of coupons .
Penguin's Lawyer: Costs of E-Books Drove Deal.
The Trenton Quarterback Club is offering "Grandparent Lines" in the annual Black and Gold Book to grandparents of high school and middle school football players, at a cost of $10.00 per line.
For any photographer who wants to self-publish a look book, brochure or calendar, HP offers a high-quality, low-cost option with MagCloud.
"You can get your book published without it costing an arm and a leg," he said, adding that he's invested about $35 in the process.
However, with last- minute flights costing as much as $200 more than those booked in advance, it's hard to say just how good those deals will be.
Title 47 contains the FCC regulations, divided into five paperback books costing from $39 to $61 each.
Most e-books cost between $5 and $15.
E-book Price Fixing Costs Big Bucks.
Indiana has joined a multistate lawsuit against Apple Inc and two publishing companies for price-fixing the cost of electronic books.
The American Legion sees an important need to support our youth as the cost of college tuition, books, and room and board continue to rise, making the ability to achieve higher education increasingly difficult.
Pointing out that the more complex the invention, the more it costs to protect .oo Copyrights — safeguard original works, such as music, books, or photographs and are inexpensive to file at $30.
Books are a large college cost.
Event is free, books cost money.
Massive, Limited-Edition 'Kiss Monster Book' Costs $4,250.

In science:

Good references on o-minimality are, for example, the book by van den Dries and the notes by Michel Coste.
Poincar\'e-Verdier duality in o-minimal structures
For semi-algebraic geometry relevant to this paper the reader should consult the work by Delfs ( and ), Delfs and Knebusch () and the book by Bochnak, Coste and M-F.
Poincar\'e-Verdier duality in o-minimal structures
As in the book by Yukich , a modified notion of the cost of a matching is used in order to control the effects of the boundary of the cells of a partition.
Combinatorial optimization over two random point sets
For a general reference, see, for instance, the book by Bochnak, Coste, and Roy .
Generic Global Rigidity in Complex and Psuedo-Euclidean Spaces
Indeed publishers have a simple motivation to cut costs by only printing the books that will sell, but it seems very difficult to predict accurately which books will sell and which won’t.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
Blue graphs (a–d) correspond to communities with High posting cost (see Table 3), i.e., communities for which you are required to book a hotel room before posting a review, while red graphs (e–f ) correspond to communities with Low posting cost, i.e., communities that allow any user to post reviews for any hotel.
Estimating the Prevalence of Deception in Online Review Communities
For definition and properties of cost and fixed price we refer the reader to the book .
Rank gradient for Artin groups and their relatives