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  • -- "A bibliotaphe buries his books, by keeping them under lock, or framing them in glass-cases."

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • The accurate Peignot, after accepting of this classification with high admiration of its simplicity and exhaustiveness, is seized in his supplementary volume with a misgiving in the matter of the bibliotaphe, explaining that it ought to be translated as a grave of books, and that the proper technical expression for the performer referred to by Rive, is bibliothapt.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

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  • Someone who buries or hides books

    December 22, 2010