- a bookseller, especially a dealer in rare or used books.
Origin of bibliopole
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Historical Examples of bibliopole
At length, by accident, he found the bibliopole in his shop.
Goldsmith was regularly boarded and lodged in the bibliopole's house—the hired servant of literature.
My ten minutes passed very rapidly in conversation with these two experts in books, the bibliopole and the bibliothecary.Our Hundred Days in Europe
Oliver Wendell Holmes
This bibliopole's relatives still carry on business in this street, school-books being with them a speciality.The Book-Hunter in London
Thus, after a search of many weeks, the Western bibliopole succeeded in obtaining a well-thumbed specimen of the precious work.The Humbugs of the World
P. T. Barnum
- a dealer in books, esp rare or decorative ones