antiquitarian

antiquitarian

(ænˌtɪkwɪˈtɛərɪən)
n
an admirer of the practices of antiquity
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In the charming hamlet of Le Someil - whose ancient hump-backed bridge is the focal point of a million paintings - we stock up on wine and cheese from the permanently moored epicerie barge, and look in on its legendary antiquitarian bookshop.
He wrote for posterity based on his own experience, as well as his reading and understanding of lessons of long ago collected by Antiquitarians.