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  • n. Plural form of bibliopole.


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  • Mr. LIVERMORE, one of our most learned bibliopoles, has a very interesting article upon Public Libraries, in the last _North American Review_.

    International Weekly Miscellany - Volume 1, No. 5, July 29, 1850

  • But there are books of another kind -- books {18} which our worthy bibliopoles designate as "standard works."

    Notes and Queries, Number 02, November 10, 1849

  • Butcher-hall-lane, was formerly the gathering place of a set of old school bibliopoles, who styled themselves the Free and Easy Counsellors under the Cauliflower; stay-maker Hugh Kelly, Goldsmith, Ossian

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 267, August 4, 1827

  • No bookseller would publish them, because "no circulating library would take them;" for these bibliopoles know to a page what will be taken.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 343, May 1844

  • It is pleasing to think that the same temptations which allure the bookworm now, in his perambulations, can claim such great antiquity, and that through so many centuries, bibliophiles and bibliopoles remain unaltered in their habits and singularities; but alas! this worthy relic of the middle ages I fear is passing into oblivion.

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • Few bibliopoles in Paris are more delicate than Monsieur Janin; it is positive pain to him to peruse any volume, unless the margin be broad, the type excellent, the printing executed by a famous printer, and the binding redolent of the rich perfume of Russian leather.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

  • Having threaded first the Hexilcleugh and then the Rhymer’s Glen, we arrived at Huntly Burn, where the hospitality of the kind Weird Sisters, as Scott called the Miss Fergusons, reanimated our exhausted bibliopoles, and gave them courage to extend their walk a little farther down the same famous brook.

    Paras. 50-73

  • The boy's name was written in them in a scrawling schoolboy hand; not once, but many times, after the fashion of juvenile bibliopoles, with primitive rhymes in Latin and English setting forth his proprietorship in the volumes.

    Fenton's Quest

  • Italian bibliopoles traveled across the Alps to transact business on these important occasions.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2 The Catholic Reaction

  • I have recently received two of Mr. Quaritch's catalogues, from which I will give my reader an extract or two, to show him what kind of articles this prince of bibliopoles deals in.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works


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