grangerism

grangerism

1. the augmentation of the illustrative material in a book by prints, sketches, and engravings not found in the original edition.
2. the mutilation of books to acquire extra illustrative materials. — grangerize, v.
See also: Books
the principles and adherence to the principles of the Grange. — granger, n.
See also: Agriculture
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This is known as Grangerism, a Victorian practice of illustrating a particular book with engravings torn from other books.