Definition of tablebook in English:

tablebook

Pronunciation /ˈteɪblˌbʊk/

noun

  • 1historical A book of writing tablets; a notebook.

  • 2A book containing arithmetical or other tables; a ready reckoner.

  • 3A book intended to be kept on a table for casual reading, especially one which is large and lavishly illustrated.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Whetstone (d. 1587), writer. From table + book.