book fair

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n book fair bazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause
    • n book fair fair organized by publishers or booksellers to promote the sale of books
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Usage

In literature:

But Vincent's book was more than a part of himself, it was a fair transcript of the whole.
"Audrey Craven" by May Sinclair
Her own quick, eager mind sprang at books and fairly tore the lessons from them.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Books can be doctored to look very fair.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
I have been looking into some of my books, now that the sea is so calm and the weather so enchantingly fair.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
Although the book is built on dreams, the theory of heredity it is written to promulgate is no dream in the mind of this fair author.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
Various books of patterns of needlework for the assistance and encouragement of the fair stitchers were published in those days.
"The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed." by Elizabeth Stone
I have told Roberts to send you a copy of the book when it appears, where there are some fair passages that will be new to you.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The expedient they hit upon is, that he should take out his first year's salary in books at a fair rate.
"The Pictures; The Betrothing" by Ludwig (Lewis) Tieck
To the collector of moderate means, even though his library be small, his books represent a certain form of investment, fairly secured.
"Book Repair and Restoration" by Mitchell Buck
There's a fair-employment act on the books.
"Marley's Chain" by Alan Edward Nourse
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In poetry:

Mine eye unworthy seems to read
One page of Nature's beauteous book;
It lies before me, fair outspread -
I only cast a wishful look.
"Fourth Sunday In Advent" by John Keble
I lie and watch their soft sweet looks
As they smile in the open air;
For their faces are sweeter to me than books,
And many times as fair.
"The Twilight Is Here" by Alexander Anderson
In your beautiful book, dear Mary,
With pages so white and fair,
I pause ere I trace the first sentence,
And thoughtfully breathe a prayer:--
"Verses Written In Mary's Album" by Kate Seymour Maclean
When the last fire burns all things here,
Those letters shall securely stand,
And in the Lamb's fair book appear,
Writ by th' eternal Father's hand.
"Hymn 50" by Isaac Watts
Fair women's looks
I see in books,
I see them, and I hear their laughter,—
Proud, high-born maids,
Unlike the jades
Which men-folk now go chasing after!
"De Amicitiis" by Eugene Field
A fair, illumined book
Is nature's page whereon I look
While "autumn turns the leaves;"
And many a thought of her designs
Between those rare, resplendent lines
My fancy interweaves.
"Autumn-Time" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Auto writers show their products at book fair.
Swain School participating in book fair.
'Pearls Before Swine' creator brings latest comic collection to Frankfort book fair.
This past week the Buchanan Kindergarten Center recently had an All Star Book Fair.
Damascus Middle School to host book fair.
Lee County authors featured at Pioneer Park's Book Fair.
In February, the Farragut Middle School's Five Star Admiral Club had a Scholastic book fair.
The FSAC Student Crew, along with parent volunteers, planned, set-up and ran the book fair where sales totaled $6,100.
Buckeye Book Fair to feature Tait, two other sports authors.
Buckeye Book Fair to feature Tait, two other sports authors.
With the Frankfurt Book Fair just over two weeks away, some in the industry are feeling that it's a bit quiet on the deal-making front.
Humble Bundle is offering a collection of fantasy and science fiction e-books for the very fair price of whatever you think it's worth.
China and the London Book Fair.
A book for fans of Dallas' Fair Park architecture, the American Revolution and Dolly Parton (and who isn't a fan of Dolly's?
Richmond author Linda Schubert discusses and signs her book "Danger on my Doorstep " at the Weinstein JCC Annual Jewish Book Fair.
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In science:

Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (Basic Books, New York, 1984). 13. M. A. Nowak, K. M. Page & K. Sigmund, Fairness Versus Reason in the Ultimatum Game. Science 289, 1773-1775 (2000). 14. D. J.
The Interactive Minority Game: a Web-based investigation of human market interactions
Hence the Fermi Paradox. A fairly recent book by Webb (2002) attempts to examine/explain/resolve (with 50 solutions) the paradox. (And see also §10.3 of Chyba and Hand 2005.) It seems like a good try and we suggest you look it over, along with the reviews of the book by Tarter (2003) and Cirkovic (2005).
Astrophysics in 2006
Most of it is fairly standard, we refer to books [AR] and [Bo] for the material concerning finitely accessible categories and finitary functors.
Final coalgebras in accessible categories
Of particular interest to readers of the book is a recent fairly elementary proof of the Lieb-Thirring inequality which appeared [14, 15] after the publication of the book.
Book review: Stability of Matter in Quantum Mechanics, by Elliott H. Lieb and Robert Seiringer
Estimates of the number of books published on an issue of worldwide interest are fairly robust with respect to the country where the library is located, the type of the library (general versus specialized for instance) or the method used (e.g. whether based on a title or subject search).
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy
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