Bibliophilism
Bibliophilism \Bib`li*oph"i*lism\, n. Love of books. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bibliophilism — ˌbiblēˈäfəˌlizəm noun ( s) : love of books a center of good music, serious art, bibliophilism, the ballet William Manchester * * * bibliophˈilism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑bibli …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibliophilism — noun see bibliophile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibliophilism — See bibliophile. * * * …   Universalium

  • bibliophilism — n. love of books …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bibliophilism — bib·li·oph·i·lism …   English syllables

  • bibliophile — bibliophilism, bibliophily, n. bibliophilistic, bibliophilic /bib lee oh fil ik/, adj. /bib lee euh fuyl , fil/, n. a person who loves or collects books, esp. as examples of fine or unusual printing, binding, or the like. Also, bibliophilist /bib …   Universalium

  • bibliophile — noun Etymology: French, from bibli + phile Date: 1824 a lover of books especially for qualities of format; also a book collector • bibliophilic adjective • bibliophilism noun • bibliophily noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bibliophilia — is the love of books. Accordingly a bibliophile loves books, but especially for qualities of format. A bookworm loves books for their content, or otherwise loves reading in general. Bibliophilia is generally considered to be an incorrect, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Lawrence C. Wroth — Infobox Writer name = Lawrence Counselman Wroth imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthname = birthdate = January 14 1884 birthplace = Baltimore, Maryland deathdate = December 25 1970 deathplace = occupation = Author, librarian, research… …   Wikipedia

  • bibliophilistic — See bibliophilism. * * * …   Universalium

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