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Morbidly intense desire to collect and possess books, especially rare books.
[G. biblion, book, + mania, frenzy]
bibliomania A morbid preoccupation for acquiring books.
bibliomania (bĭb″lē-ō-mā′nē-ă) [Gr. biblion, book, + mania, madness]
An obsession with the collecting of books.
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Mineral-book collectors of today are generally not yet inclined to split hairs over the fine distinctions that fascinate and sometimes dominate the lives of those bibliophiles known lovingly as bibliomaniacs
Serendipity' was to be used almost only by bibliomaniacs
till the 1930s.
I'd come across the hatred of libraries before in reading about bibliomaniacs
(in the library, of course).
In the same vein, bibliomaniacs
could increase their holdings by 500,000 without needing much more than three or four modestly-wide shelves.