The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Books (09.5.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes books, including atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, text books, guidebooks, musical scores, scrapbooks and albums for children, and book binding.
This category excludes stamp albums (09.3.1).
This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5) categories.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Books for European Union (27 countries) (DISCONTINUED) [CP0951EU27M086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0951EU27M086NEST, May 26, 2018.