Bookman



a studious or learned man; scholar.
a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books.
Historical Examples

When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton
The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915 Basil L. Gildersleeve
Prose Fancies Richard Le Gallienne
The Building of a Book Various
William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
Etidorhpa or the End of Earth. John Uri Lloyd
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
The Dead Men’s Song Champion Ingraham Hitchcock
Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday

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