A. Hail to the Handmade Book!

What is a book?
A scroll might be called a book because it has words printed or written on it. But it doesn't have pages; it is long and rolled-up. Here is a scroll of the "Book of Esther" from the Old Testament of the Bible. It was made in the 8th century, A.D.
Photo courtesy of The Melbert R. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection
Scroll of the book of "Esther" from the Old Testament of the Bible, ca. 8th century A.D.