Any small book carried about for sale by chapmen or hawkers. Hence, any small book; a toy book.
A small booklet of poetry, ballads, or tales.
a small book, often in pamphlet size.
Inexpensive paper bound books primarily intended for children and sold on streets by 'chapmen' from a shallow box supported by a cloth tie around the chapman's neck much as cigarettes used to be sold in clubs.
A cheaply printed book of the kind sold by street vendors in the 18th and 19th centuries.
a book with a folded cover
an informal self-published book that can be used for your own poetry or favorite recipes of your family
an informal self-published book, useful for poetry collections, family stories, or even a cookbook
an item of popular literature, as would have formed part of the stock of a chapman, i
a short, inexpensive booklet that you can make at home
a small book or pamphlet that often is relatively cheaply made
a small book, without covers, containing about eight or twelve pages of popular matter or songs, with usually a woodcut on the title page
a small-format literary work, usually of poetry or essays
a writing sample in booklet form, staple bound with a cardstock cover
Small, inexpensive books produced from the 17th century until today, originally sold by "chapmen", peddlers, and hawkers.
a small, stapled pamphlet, usually less than 100 pages. Before modern publishing, chapbooks were distributed primarily by chapmen (peddlers), rather than booksellers.
A small, usually paperback, book of poetry or a religious tract or somesuch.
Small, inexpensive books produced in the 17th century and continuing into the 20th century, sold by chapmen, peddlers, and hawkers
A small book or booklet, often part of a series.
Chapbook is a generic term to cover a particular genre of pocket-sized booklet, popular from the sixteenth through to the later part of the nineteenth century. No exact definition can be applied. Chapbook can mean anything that would have formed part of the stock of chapmen, a variety of pedlar.