Etymology
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horn-book (n.)
also hornbook, 1580s, teaching tool consisting of a page with the alphabet, numerals, etc. written on it, fixed to a frame, and covered with transparent horn;" from horn (n.) + book (n.).
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check-book (n.)

also checkbook, cheque-book, "book containing blank checks on a bank," 1872, from check (n.1) in the financial sense + book (n.).

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book-burning (n.)

"mass destruction by fire of published material deemed obscene, corrupting, etc.," 1850, from book (n.) + verbal noun from burn (v.). As an adjective, it is attested from 1726 (in John Toland, who was a victim of it).

What an irreparable destruction of History, what a deplorable extinction of arts and inventions, what an unspeakable detriment to Learning, what a dishonor upon human understanding, has the cowardly proceeding of the ignorant or rather of the interested against unarm'd monuments at all times occasion'd! And yet this Book-burning and Letter-murdring humor, tho far from being commanded by Christ, has prevail'd in Christianity from the beginning .... [John Toland, "The History of the Druids," 1726]
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booklet (n.)
"a small book," 1859, from book (n.) + diminutive ending -let.
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bookstore (n.)
also book-store, "shop where books are sold," 1763, from book (n.) + store (n.).
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bookbinder (n.)
"one whose occupation is the binding of books," late 14c, from book (n.) + binder. Related: Bookbindery.
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notebook (n.)

also note-book, "book in which notes may be entered," 1570s, from note (n.) + book (n.).

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bookcase (n.)
also book-case, "case with shelves for holding books," 1726, from book (n.) + case (n.2). An Old English word for this was bocfodder.
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cookbook (n.)

also cook-book, "book containing recipes for cooking," 1809, from cook (n.) + book (n.). Earlier was cookery book (1630s).

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