Definitions

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  • n. One who collects illustrations from various books to include in a scrapbook.

Etymologies

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Granger +‎ -ite; see grangerise.

Examples

  • In the several phases of the book-hunter, he whose peculiar glory it is to have his books illustrated -- the Grangerite, as he is technically termed -- must not be omitted.

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

  • In most cases the Grangerite soon loses his self-control, and develops an acute mania for embellishing his volume with all and every print upon which he can lay his hands, apposite in the slightest degree to the subject of the book.

    The Book-Hunter at Home

  • But these limits are too narrow for the true Grangerite.

    The Book-Hunter at Home

  • A collection of such works was formed in the later years of the nineteenth century by an insatiable Grangerite named Broadley, and in due time his library came under the hammer at Hodgson's.

    The Book-Hunter at Home

  • There is more joy over one Grangerite that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men that need no repentance.

    The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac

  • Humanity invariably condones the pranks of youth on the broad and charitable grounds that "boys will be boys"; so we bibliomaniacs are prone to wink at the follies of the Grangerite, for we know that he will know better by and by and will heartily repent of the mischief he has done.

    The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac

  • Thomas Bodley and of the fore-mentioned worthies, which faces the title-page; as it is frequently made the prey of some prowling Grangerite.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • A charming whole length portrait of the same accomplished character, when he was a young man, engraved by Paas, may be seen in the first folio edition of Drayton's _Polyolbion_: but this, the reader will tell me, is mere Grangerite information.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • As a corroboration of the truth of Lysander's remark, I subjoin a specimen (being only four articles) of the present rage for 'curious and rare' productions of the _burin_ -- as the aforesaid Grangerite (p. 507) terms it.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • Conrad ab Uffenbach, a learned German, recreated his mind, after severe studies, with a collection of prints of eminent persons, methodically arranged; he retained this ardour of the _Grangerite_ to his last days.

    Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)

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