Grolier

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Grolier grō′lye a book or a binding from the library of the French bibliophile, Jean Grolier (1479-1565)
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Usage

In literature:

Grolier, it appeared, had led his party against the theological liberals.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Bound in red morocco extra, with gold tooling in the Grolier style, edges gilt over red.
"Catalogue of the William Loring Andrews Collection of Early Books in the Library of Yale University" by Anonymous
In the other copy there are the arms of Grolier, with a pretty illumination in the first page of the text.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The binding is in the Grolier style.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
He was a lover of fine bindings in the style rendered famous by Grolier.
"The Great Book-Collectors" by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
Grolier, Jean, bindings made for, 100.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
We are told that the great beauty of the Grolier bindings lay in the lavish and tasteful adornment of the sides.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
They are generally ornamented in a style similar to that used on the volumes bound for Grolier, whose motto he adopted.
"English Book Collectors" by William Younger Fletcher
After all, it's only a copy of a Grolier, just a little altered.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
The collection of books made by Grolier is probably the most famous ever brought together.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

If only the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in Cambridge, Mass.
Had the cash reserves of its 16th-century namesake, French book collector Jean Grolier de Severières, perhaps it wouldn't have had to struggle financially during its first 85 years.
Grolier Acquires Australian Book Club Marketer.
An elegant centennial exhibition that opens at the Grolier Club today celebrates the poetic vision of Marianne Moore , who was born in Kirkwood, Mo.
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In science:

A test set of syntactically ambiguous noun compounds was extracted from our 8 million word Grolier’s encyclopedia corpus in the following way.2 Because the corpus is not tagged or parsed, a somewhat conservative strategy of looking for unambiguous sequences of nouns was used.
Corpus Statistics Meet the Noun Compound: Some Empirical Results
We would like to thank Grolier’s for permission to use this material for research purposes. 3The 1911 version of Roget’s used is available on-line and is in the public domain.
Corpus Statistics Meet the Noun Compound: Some Empirical Results
In the case of the pattern training scheme, the difference between 68.9% for adjacency and 77.5% for dependency is statistically significant at the 5% level (p = 0.0316), demonstrating the superiority of the dependency model, at least for the compounds within Grolier’s encyclopedia.
Corpus Statistics Meet the Noun Compound: Some Empirical Results
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