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a person or company whose business or work is the binding of books.
Contemporary Examples

Charles Baxter: How I Write Noah Charney August 6, 2013
Sight Unseen: Cézanne’s Mysterious Wife Lizzie Crocker November 18, 2014

Historical Examples

The Forest Farm Peter Rosegger
Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880 Various
The Immortal Alphonse Daudet
Women in the Printing Trades. Various
A Black Adonis Linn Boyd Porter
A Treatise on Wood Engraving John Jackson
Memoirs of Leonora Christina Leonora Christina Ulfeldt
An “Attic” Philosopher, Complete Emile Souvestre

a person whose business or craft is binding books


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