Bibliographical



a complete or selective list of works compiled upon some common principle, as authorship, subject, place of publication, or printer.
a list of source materials that are used or consulted in the preparation of a work or that are referred to in the text.
a branch of library science dealing with the history, physical description, comparison, and classification of books and other works.
Historical Examples

The Confession of a Fool August Strindberg
College Teaching Paul Klapper
The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
A History of English Literature George Saintsbury
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921 Various
Papers and Proceedings of the Twenty-Third General Meeting of the American Library Association Various
A History of American Christianity Leonard Woolsey Bacon

noun (pl) -phies
a list of books or other material on a subject
a list of sources used in the preparation of a book, thesis, etc
a list of the works of a particular author or publisher

the study of the history, classification, etc, of literary material
a work on this subject

adj.
n.

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