Books

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Books are a means of keeping lots of papers (pages) together.

Using

You can read or write on any of the pages, tear or rip them out.

Syntax

    read <book>                                                                
    open <book> [to [page] <number>]                                           
    close <book>                                                               
    turn [a] page of <book>                                                    
    turn <number> pages of <book>                                              
    turn to page <number> of <book>                                            
    turn <book> to [page] <number>                                             
    tear page from <book>                                                      
    tear <number> [of] pages from <book>                                       
    tear [all] pages from <book>                                               
    rip page from <book>                                                       
    rip <number> [of] pages from <book>                                        
    rip [all] pages from <book>                                                
    count pages in <book>            

List of blank books

If a book has any pages torn out, copies can't be made of it at the print shop.

Item Source Pages Weight (lb) Weight/pages Width (in) Height (in) Print shop per copy(20) A$ Print shop A$/pages Notes
cheap flimsy chapbook purchasable 32 &&&&+250 125 g 0.0087 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&&+800 A$2.00 &&&&&&&&&&&&&+24 A$0.06
black book purchasable 25 &&&&+350 175 g 0.0156 3 4 &&&&&&&&&&&+2240 A$5.60 &&&&&&&&&&&&&+88 A$0.22 In the Stationery Warehouse: Suddenly a deep voice says out of nowhere: "NO BLACK BOOKS, BAH, STATIONERY SHOPS THESE DAYS!"
ricepaper book purchasable 31 &&&&+350 175 g 0.0126 5 8 &&&&&&&&&&&+6360 A$15.90 &&&&&&&&&&&&+204 A$0.51
brown book purchasable, also available from A simple makeshift stall (not listed on Kefka's site) in Sto Plains 25 &&&+1050 1 1.5/9 lb 0.0466˙ 3 3 &&&&&&&&&&&+4480 A$11.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+180 A$0.45
red book purchasable, also available from murky little shop in Ephebe and A simple makeshift stall in Sto Plains (not listed on Kefka's site) 25 &&&&+250 125 g 0.0111˙ 3 6 &&&&&&&&&&&+2016 A$5.04 &&&&&&&&&&&&+100 A$0.25
yellow book purchasable, also available from murky little shop in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) 20 &&&&+250 125 g 0.0138˙ 3 6 &&&&&&&&&&&+2240 A$5.60 &&&&&&&&&&&&+112 A$0.28
golden book purchasable 25 &&&+1050 1 1.5/9 lb 0.0466˙ 3 3 &&&&&&&&&&&+6080 A$15.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+244 A$0.61
leather-bound book purchasable 25 &&&+1050 1 1.5/9 lb 0.0466˙ 3 3 &&&&&&&&&&&+6080 A$15.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+244 A$0.61
blue leather-bound book purchasable, also available from murky little shop in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) 30 &&&&+750 375 g 0.0277˙ 7 10 &&&&&&&&&&&+8160 A$20.40 &&&&&&&&&&&&+272 A$0.68
imposing black leather-bound book purchasable 20 &&&+3150 3.5 lb 0.175 12 12 <adjective> <colour> leather-bound book is similar (stationery is spelt wrong in the notes for the full shop list on Kefka's site)
<adjective> <colour> leather-bound book purchasable 20 &&&+7650 2 6.5 lb 0.1361˙ 12 12 &&&&&&&&&&+11744 A$29.36 &&&&&&&&&&&&+588 A$1.47 imposing black leather-bound book is similar. Adjectives and colours include: metallic bronze, ???
<colour> book purchasable, also available from legibles alcove in the BP Wizards' Guild: Bes Pelargic L-space Bubble#Legibles_shop (shop is not on Kefka's site) 25 &&&+2250 2.5 lb 0.1 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&+4480 A$11.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+180 A$0.45 Available colours: leaf green, dark lavender, Genuan blue, oxblood, ???
ledger purchasable 10 &&&+1050 1 1.5/9 lb &&&&+105 52.5 g 8 10
guest book purchasable 10 &&&+1050 1 1.5/9 lb &&&&+105 52.5 g 3 3 Cover is written on in Morporkian: Wedding Guests & Happy Memories
cheerful sparkly pink notepad purchasable 20 &&&&+250 125 g 0.0138˙ 4 6
green notepad purchasable or npc, also not listed on Kefka's site but available from: mosquito watchers in Bes Pelargic or Fat Sandra at Fat Sally's on the Isle of Gods 5 &&&&+150 75 g 0.0333˙ 4 6
notepad purchasable or npc, also available from but not listed on Kefka's site: Petra Protest in Ankh-Morpork or lost-looking cartographer in Ramtops terrains 10 &&&&+550 275 g 0.0611˙ 2 2 &&&&&&&&&&&+1136 A$2.84 &&&&&&&&&&&&+112 A$0.28
cheap papyrus notebook purchasable 16 &&&&+550 275 g 0.0382 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&&+880 A$2.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&&+56 A$0.14
bundle of papyrus sheets purchasable 16 &&&&+650 325 g 0.0451 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&+4720 A$11.80 &&&&&&&&&&&&+296 A$0.74
scale-embossed book purchasable 32 &&&+1650 1 7.5/9 lb 0.0573 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91
silver-blue silk book purchasable 32 &&&+1650 1 7.5/9 lb 0.0573 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91
linen-bound book purchasable 32 &&&+1750 1 8.5/9 lb 0.0608 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91
sturdy pocketbook purchasable 32 &&&+1950 2 1.5/9 lb 0.0677 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91
speckled fluffy book purchasable 32 &&&+1850 2 0.5/9 lb 0.0642 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91
slim leather-bound book purchasable 32 &&&+1950 2 1.5/9 lb 0.0677 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91
rumpled leather-bound book purchasable 32 &&&+1450 1 5.5/9 lb 0.0504 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+11680 A$29.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+364 A$0.91

See also