Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for book and quill in Minecraft is shown below:
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
The numerical ID for Book and Quill is:
The Book and Quill item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
The book and quill in Minecraft can be used to write a book. To write inside, right click the book and a book interface will open. You must sign the book to save the contents.