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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bibliotaph One who hides away books, as in a tomb.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bibliotaph One who hides or buries books, or keeps them under lock and key.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , book + , a burial


In literature:

The late Sir Thomas Phillipps, of Middle Hill, was a remarkable instance of a bibliotaph.
"Enemies of Books" by William Blades
Associated Words: literature, literary, bibliomaniac, bibliophagist, bibliotaph, bookcraft, bookworm.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The Bibliotaph was mightily pleased with both: the one, he said, appealed to him aesthetically, the other dietetically.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
Bibliotaphe, definition of, 5.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton