Definition of bibliophilia
- Thus, book theft borne of base greed, not bibliophilia, mocks the book world faith that love of books leads to a life of virtue.
- —Chip Brown, Washington Post, 5 Dec. 1980
- But then bibliophilia is a pathological condition marked by covetousness, elitism and other undesirable, seriously psychopathic traits.
- —Elizabeth Young, The Guardian (London), 24 Oct. 1998