Refers to the initial copy of a book released by the publisher to the press, booksellers, and others in an attempt to promote the book.
A book sent to the press and booksellers for review and promotion. Often containing a slip of paper or an ink note with publication dates and price
A free copy given away to be reviewed.
A copy of a book sent out for review prior to publication. Review copies may be marked by a note on an endpaper or flyleaf (rare today), or by a slip of paper inserted into the book, which is more common at present.
a copy of a newly published book that is sent for review to a writer or periodical
a book/software sent free of charge to a faculty member for course adoption consideration
A pre publication copy of a book sent to reviewers, often containing review slip or publication information.
A copy of a new book sent free-of-charge for purposes of review. Often includes a laid in review slip with publishing information. Not necessarily a first edition.
a complimentary copy of a new book sent for purposes of review. Usually includes a laid in review slip containing publishing information.
Sent to booksellers free of charge for promotional purposes. These sometimes have laid in review notes.
advance copy of a book sent out without charge to the press or other media for the purposes of review.
A free copy of a (usually) new book sent to print and electronic media that review books for their audiences.
A copy of the book sent to reviewers or selected booksellers for comment (hopefully favorable) that can be used in promotional materials. The book may bear a stamp stating Review Copy. [See also Blad.] It is a complimentary copy and should be accompanied by all the pertinent marketing information. [See also Advance Reading Copy.
A complimentary copy of a book sent to reviewers, potential customers, and any other person who could conceivably help promote the book.