One of several publications of a political personality, posted at different occuring times and for different reasons; -- so called either through the color of the binding, or from character of the articles.
a novel compiled in the twelfth century, containing a description associated with the courtroom of exchequer of England, an official declaration for the incomes associated with the crown, etc.
A book containing information on the enormities practiced in the English monasteries and religious houses, compiled by purchase of their visitors under Henry VIII., to accelerate their particular dissolution.
a novel of admiralty law, for the highest authority, put together into the reign of Edw. III.
a novel held for the true purpose of registering the names of people prone to censure or punishment, as with the English universities, and/or English armies.
Any guide which treats of necromancy.
A book containing a black number.
a novel held by just one man, containing a listing of ladies whom he calls sometimes for a social day; -- often used in the phrase little black colored book.