As a noun bookstall
is a table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale.
As a adverb bookwise is
in the manner of a book.
A table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale.
In the manner of a book.
* 1878 , , "The Man on the Beach" in Drift From Two Shores :
* 1977 , , Annemann's Card Magic , page 22:
- [S]he strode to the middle of the room the paper held and folded book-wise in her hands.
- Unknown to the audience, the left fingers have tilted the two red top cards open bookwise ...