bibliopolist


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bib·li·o·pole

 (bĭb′lē-ə-pōl′) also bib·li·op·o·list (bĭb′lē-ŏp′ə-lĭst)
n.
A dealer in rare books.

[Latin bibliopōla, bookseller, from Greek bibliopōlēs : biblio-, biblio- + pōlein, to sell; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

bib′li·o·pol′ic (-pŏl′ĭk), bib′li·o·pol′i·cal adj.
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Noun1.bibliopolist - a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)bibliopolist - a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
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The next year, he wrote two articles for American Bibliopolist magazine.
Indeed, considering that we might all be classified under the general head of Vagabond, there was great diversity of character among the grave old show man, the sly, prophetic beggar, the fiddling foreigner and his merry damsel, the smart bibliopolist, the sombre Indian, and myself, the itinerant novelist, a slender youth of eighteen.