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 Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
Pickle the Spy Andrew Lang
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
The Unpublishable Memoirs A. S. W. Rosenbach
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
French Book-plates Walter Hamilton

noun
a person who collects or is fond of books
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