bibliophilic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bibliophilic of or relating to bibliophiles
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bibliophilic Of or pertaining to a bibliophile or book-fancier.
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Quotations

  • Pablo Neruda
    Pablo Neruda
    “A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.”

Usage

In literature:

A bibliophile, you say to yourself.
"Ponkapog Papers" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Bibliophile, pleasures of a, 153.
"Enemies of Books" by William Blades
Are you, by any chance, a bibliophile?
"The Vanished Messenger" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
An illustrious bibliophile among his books?
"And Even Now" by Max Beerbohm
And in that respect I am not more different in my way from the true humanitarian than from the true bibliophile in his.
"Yet Again" by Max Beerbohm
A few additional copies were struck off, but these did not bear the Bibliophile book-plate.
"Famous Affinities of History V4" by Lyndon Orr
A few additional copies were struck off, but these did not bear the Bibliophile book-plate.
"Famous Affinities of History, Vol 1-4, Complete" by Lyndon Orr
After this, it sounds paradoxical to have to admit that his reputation as a connoisseur far overshadowed his reputation as a bibliophile.
"De Libris: Prose and Verse" by Austin Dobson
He was also an eminent bibliophile, possessing a library of thirty thousand volumes.
"Scotland's Mark on America" by George Fraser Black
Also a limited edition on large paper, especially adapted to the use of collectors and bibliophiles, for extending, extra illustrating, etc.
"The Olden Time Series, Vol. 3: New-England Sunday" by Henry M. Brooks
The Court of Naples also might boast of some illustrious bibliophiles.
"The Great Book-Collectors" by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
Jan Six, burgomaster, bibliophile, art connoisseur, and dramatist, 1618-1700.
"Rembrandt" by Estelle M. Hurll
There was in him the making of a first-class bibliophile.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
But besides all this, they robbed them of that which those poor monkish bibliophiles loved more than all.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
Bibliophile, definition of, 5.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
They have committed the 'unpardonable sin' of bibliophilism.
"Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs" by Henry H. Harper
As becomes the true bibliophile, he was peculiarly indifferent to his dress, but he was a scholar of great abilities.
"The Book-Hunter in London" by William Roberts
There is a fascination about the subject that every bibliophile must have experienced.
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
He was, like De Morgan himself, a bibliophile in the domain of mathematics.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
This collection of books was sold to a French bibliophile for the tidy sum of forty thousand pounds, and is now in the Louvre.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
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In poetry:

But when one fellow has a prize
Another bibliophile is needing,
Why, then, a satisfactory trade
Is quite a laudable proceeding.
"To De Witt Miller" by Eugene Field

In news:

With Labor Day pegged as the unofficial close of summer, bibliophiles have a little more than five weeks left in their summer reading season.
Bibliophiles can look back at least to the 18th century when it comes to books written to help others improve themselves.
Olive Percival, Author & Bibliophile .
Fear of Book Assasination Haunts Bibliophile 's Musings.
Reading Fit For a Bibliophile .
Searching out a gift for a bibliophile.
Thumbing through first editions, rare volumes, and obscure political tracts, T+L finds there is no city for bibliophiles quite like London.
Theodore Wilentz, who with his brother, Eli, owned the Eighth Street Bookshop, a bustling bibliophilic beehive in the 1950's and 60's, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Washington.
Whether it be books about books or a rare edition of paper samples from paper freak Claudia Cohen, this place is guaranteed to drive bibliophiles into debt.— John Metcalfe 208 First Ave S.
Bibliophiles will have even more reason than normal to love New York this week.
Bibliophile Kathryn Smith writes book reviews regularly for the Independent Mail.
Google Aces Can't Defeat Bibliophiles.
What bibliophile hasn't dreamed of just putting money into a vending machine and out comes a book that you can read to your heart's content.
As ever, the 2012 Texas Book Festival promises to be a big stuffed omelet of literary goodness appealing to bibliophiles of every stripe.
Writer Joe Queenan, a voracious reader, looks back on his life as a bibliophile in his new book 'One for the Books'.
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