antiquarian antiquarian

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an expert or collector of antiquities
  2. (adj) of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities
  3. (adj) of or relating to antiques or antiquities

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  1. Emery, a former antiquarian bookseller and libertarian activist who underwrites marijuana-legalization campaigns around the world, claims those numbers are on the very low side.
  2. When e-commerce is perfected, shopping malls and mail-order catalogs will have the antiquarian feel of the Greek agora.
  3. When e-commerce is perfected, shopping malls and mail-order catalogs will have the antiquarian feel of the Greek agora.

News

  • Prairie Archives obtains rare 20-volume Lincoln set

    Prairie Archives Antiquarian Booksellers has owned its share of rare and valuable books over the years, but its most recent acquisition has to be one of the most fascinating, especially given the subject matter and the mysteries surrounding it.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The State Journal-Register

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Quotes

  1. Ruskin said: "For pure artistic delight, an untouched sketch of Albert Goodwin's is better than any finished drawing. The antiquarian value of these resolutely complete works cannot be too highly estimated for the future."
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: John Ruskin Source: Hastings Observer

  2. "Coubertin was a modernist, not an antiquarian, so far as the sporting content of the games went," Llewellyn Smith writes. "Yet he was also a master of the use of antiquarian rhetoric and symbol to mobilise support for his ideas."
    on Jun 18, 2004 By: Llew Smith Source: guardian.co.uk

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