giftbook

noun

1
: a book intended for giving away
2
: an illustrated literary miscellany (as of verse, tales, and sketches) in vogue for gift purposes in the second quarter of the 19th century in the U.S. and published annually in ornamental format

called also annual, keepsake

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“Giftbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giftbook. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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