bibliophile bibliophile


  • (n) someone who loves (and usually collects) books



  1. Signac was also an energetic and talented writer, an avid reader and bibliophile, and an ardent backer of the avant-garde in the days when that word actually meant something.
  2. The Scribner incident was important, for the friendly clerk was Lewis Hatch, who became a great bibliophile and continued to befriend the young window-gazer.
  3. The shy bibliophile who has picked up some musty, stained bibelot in a sulphurous basement often has apologetic recourse to the sales value of his purchase.


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    on June 26, 2013     Source: Gothamist

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