noun, plural bib·li·og·ra·phies.
Origin of bibliography
Examples from the Web for bibliography
Lop off the endnotes and bibliography, and The Measure of Manhattan is barely 300 pages.The Manhattan Project: The Legacy of John Randel Jr.|Kevin Canfield|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tyler does not provide us with a bibliography, although his extensive notes include many books on Israel and its neighbors.
This is one of the literary puzzles which remain for bibliography to solve.The Ship of Fools, Volume 1|Sebastian Brandt
The reign of Henri Deux is of great importance in the annals of bibliography.The Great Book-Collectors|Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
May he long live to do honour to Bibliography, a cause which knows no nationality.How to Catalogue a Library|Henry B. (Henry Benjamin) Wheatley
The material upon which it is founded is set forth in the footnotes and the bibliography.The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders|Ernest Scott
To the general reader a bibliography says little or nothing; but, in one respect, a bibliography of Byron is of popular import.The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7.|George Gordon Byron
British Dictionary definitions for bibliography
noun plural -phies
- the study of the history, classification, etc, of literary material
- a work on this subject
Word Origin and History for bibliography
1670s, "the writing of books," from Greek bibliographia "the writing of books," from biblio- + graphos "(something) drawn or written" (see -graphy). Sense of "a list of books that form the literature of a subject" is first attested 1869. Related: Bibliographic.
Culture definitions for bibliography
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.