wish book

wish book

n. a large, mail-order catalog. Where’s the wish book? I have to order something.
See also: book, wish
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WE ALL REMEMBER the days of flipping through the Sears Wish Book, circling the Stormy Kromer cap and Red Ryder BB gun in bright red marker for bur parents to see.
Meanwhile, the Sears Wish Book catalog promised grand Christmases, the new Weber grill delivered backyard barbecues, and the Vikings went down in Super Bowl defeat an ignominious four times.
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The event was sponsored by William Powell AM, who was there to present participants with copies of the Welsh Wish Book.
We think that it's very important to offer a printed version because, to many, it's still a wish book," Pete says.
According to Kevin Kelly -- the editor of a 472-page wish book of neat stuff called ''Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities'' and an Internet community pioneer -- a ''third industrial revolution is stirring.
To climb into the holiday buying game, Groupon is releasing a Goods Wish Book and gussying up its toy deals.
If you couldn't make the store, you could always order a wealth of articles, historically described and illustrated in Bannerman's wish book of a catalog, which fortunately is still available as a reprint.
BACK IN THE BOOM DAYS, the Robb Report, that wish book of extravagant indulgences for the rich and the aspirational, had a person on staff called "Chief Luxury Officer.
SEARS HAS ENHANCED ITS POPULAR WISH BOOK with new social shopping capabilities, allowing customers to see hot-trending products, get feedback on potential purchases and share lists with their friends and family.
While perusing my favorite wish book (Brownells catalog) I noticed a Mauser Receiver Holding Fixture advertised at $86.
Star Wars Super Collector's Wish Book, fifth edition
It is a wish book by Baroness Pannonica de Konigswaerter, a Rothschild family member who was a patron to many jazz musicians, including Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker.
A haunted house, an abstract assemblage, a festive wish book.
Now in a newly updated fifth edition, Star Wars Super Collector's Wish Book is a guide to all sorts of Star Wars collectibles and memorabilia.