Bibliomania



excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books.
Historical Examples

Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
English Book Collectors William Younger Fletcher
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin

noun
extreme fondness for books
n.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Bibliomaniac

    excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books. Historical Examples A History of American Literature Since 1870 Fred Lewis Pattee The Care of Books John Willis Clark Coffee and Repartee John Kendrick Bangs Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin Bibliomania in the Middle Ages Frederick Somner Merryweather Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin The Inventions of […]

  • Bibliopegy

    the art of binding books. Historical Examples The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts



  • Bibliophage

    an ardent reader; a bookworm. Historical Examples A Book for All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford

  • Bibliophile

    a person who loves or collects books, especially as examples of fine or unusual printing, binding, or the like. Contemporary Examples The Liz and Dick Show Still Charms Even if ‘Liz & Dick’ Doesn’t Daphne Merkin November 24, 2012 Historical Examples The Library Andrew Lang Waiting for Daylight Henry Major Tomlinson The Great Book-Collectors Charles […]



Disclaimer: Bibliomania definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.