philobiblist

noun
phil·o·bib·list | \ˌfiləˈbiblə̇st, -ˈbīb-\
plural -s

Definition of philobiblist 

: a lover of books : bibliophile

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History and Etymology for philobiblist

Greek philobiblos (from phil- + biblos book) + English -ist

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