cartophily

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cartophily

(kɑːˈtɒfɪlɪ)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) the hobby of collecting cigarette cards
[C20: from French carte card + -o- + -phily from Greek philos loving]
carˈtophilist, ˈcartophile n

cartophily

the collecting of cigarette or chewing gum cards depicting famous people, baseball players, etc.
See also: Collections and Collecting
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Depuis mercredi dernier, la maison de la culture Mouloud-Mammeri organise une exposition photographique et ethnographique realisee par le collectionneur et cartophile, Rahim Bellamdani.
On remarquera en passant que le Judas Iscariote de la Cene, le traitre, est d'un coup devenu Cartophile le "Juif errant.
One real downside is the current list price, which is eye-wateringly high and will most likely keep the even most passionate cartophiles from being tempted too quickly to add this to their bookshelf.
Though most of the young competitors -- fourth through eight graders -- seemingly have been cartophiles, or map lovers, since birth, Ms.
More likely, you'll be foisting it on friends who are not yet cartophiles, since Garfield has the goods to lure them into the fold.