Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Love of books.

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Examples

  • And yet, despite these self-accusations, bibliophily rather than bibliomania would be the word to characterize his conscientious purpose.

    The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac

  • With a scholar's sense of the drama of bibliophily, Krebs details the quest of the Italian humanists to recover lost and unknown works of antiquity.

    Slate Magazine

  • “The Murderer’s VadeMecum,” etc. Recreations: Criminology; bibliophily; music; cricket.

    Unnatural Death

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