bookman

[boo k-muh n, -man]

noun, plural book·men [boo k-muh n, -men] /ˈbʊk mən, -ˌmɛn/.

a studious or learned man; scholar.
a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books.

Origin of bookman

First recorded in 1575–85; book + -man
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