- a complete or selective list of works compiled upon some common principle, as authorship, subject, place of publication, or printer.
- a list of source materials that are used or consulted in the preparation of a work or that are referred to in the text.
- a branch of library science dealing with the history, physical description, comparison, and classification of books and other works.
Origin of bibliography
Examples from the Web for bibliographical
All have bibliographical references, and Duggan adds lists of questions also.College Teaching
Both are in quarto, and are biographical as well as bibliographical.The Book-Hunter at Home
P. B. M. Allan
Bibliographical Decameron, various quotations from, 93, 294 et seq.The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
A full list of these occurs in the bibliographical section of this essay.
See "Bibliographical Note" at the end of Mr. Green's pamphlet.A History of American Christianity
Leonard Woolsey Bacon
- a list of books or other material on a subject
- a list of sources used in the preparation of a book, thesis, etc
- a list of the works of a particular author or publisher
- the study of the history, classification, etc, of literary material
- a work on this subject
Word Origin and History for bibliographical
A list of the written sources of information on a subject. Bibliographies generally appear as a list at the end of a book or article. They may show what works the author used in writing the article or book, or they may list works that a reader might find useful.