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Synonyms for bibliophile

someone who loves (and usually collects) books

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Bibliophile is bliss for the book lover, from cover to cover.
It is described as a "vibrant city" and, in a nod to its literary fame, as a "bibliophile's dream".
Now an eBook series of some of these short stories has been collated by Bibliophile entitled Radio Times: Take 1, T 2, 3 and 4.
Food writer and bibliophile Leslie Geddes-Brown here packs in a survey of some one hundred of the world's most influential and appealing cookbooks from the 1600s to modern times, considering writings by James Beard, Elizabeth David, Fannie Farmer, and more, and covering cuisines from around the world.
Little Lauren, the bibliophile, has glorious thick and glossy Titian plaits, a broad grin and one of those peachy complexions falsely promised by potions and serums selling for pounds 150 a pop.
"Flight Of The Mermaid" is both highly recommended reading and a superb addition to a bibliophile's personal collection.
As a bibliophile who loves the act of reading but also the sensory experience of a book's look, feel, and smell, I thought, "Why would anyone want to read a book on a screen?" Fifteen years later, with my once-perfect vision beginning its inevitable decline, the most powerful lure of digital reading is that the lighting is always right and I can zoom in if the font size is too small.
Even though most of the Darwin material used in the book is now available on-line, the colour illustrations and high-quality paper make this a much more appealing format for the bibliophile.
The chapters range from explorations of central figures of fin-de-siecle book culture such as Octave Uzanne and Robert de Montesquiou, to broader reflections on bibliophile societies, illustrated books and the gendering of book appreciation, among others.
Most central in Clarke's development as an intellect, Swanston writes, stood the Afro-Puerto Rican bibliophile and historian, Arthur Alfonso Schomburg, whose huge collection of books, pamphlets, and art work regarding African (Black) people worldwide laid the foundation for the world-famous Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.
Richard Canfield, an art lover and bibliophile, operated this establishment during New York's Gilded Age.
It's an easy, very enjoyable read and I'd recommend it for any bibliophile whose dreamt of owning their own shop.
The Trust was established with the huge fortune left by the American-born pharmaceutical manufacturer Sir Henry Wellcome (1853-1936)--archaeologist, collector and bibliophile as well as businessman.
Other added entries focus on the mechanics of hand- and machine-press printing, recognizing that as publishing becomes increasingly digital, the understanding of presswork is likely to be unfamiliar to the new bibliophile. Also welcome is the addition of information on prominent bibliographers in history.