- Here are entered books, usually illustrated literary miscellanies, which are intended as keepsakes or gifts, especially those published annually and popular in the 19th century, as well as works about such books.
- Annual gift books
- Annuals (Gift books)
- Christmas books
- Keepsakes (Books)
- Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Earlier Established Forms
Gift-books (Annuals, etc.)
- found: Web. 3 (Giftbook)
- found: ACRL/ALA genre terms (Gift books uf Annual gift books, Christmas books)
- found: ALA gloss. (Giftbook)
- found: Librarians' gloss. (Gift book see Keepsake)
- found: Tanselle, G.T. Guide to the study of U.S. imprints, 1971: p. viii (genre list: annuals and gift books)
Here are entered books, usually illustrated literary miscellanies, which are intended as keepsakes or gifts, especially those published annually and popular in the 19th century, as well as works about such books.
subdivision [Gift books] under individual plants and groups of plants and individual wars, e.g. [Corn--Gift books; World War, 1939-1945--Gift books]
- 1986-02-11: new
- 1991-05-03: revised
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