Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs

Cover image for

Download


Author: Henry H. Harper
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,374 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 507
Added to site: 2007.09.16
mnybks.net#: 18234
Genre: Essays
Excerpt

ge invade, The Bibliomane exclaims with haggard eye, "No margin!"--turns in haste, and scorns to buy.

Dibdin ventures to further assert that "the day is not far distant when females will begin to have as high a relish for large-paper copies of every work as their male rivals." If he could return to this sphere and behold the enormously increased number of women bibliophiles in our country at the present time, the subject would doubtless furnish him with a congenial theme for another of his rambling discourses, this time perhaps under the caption of Bibliowomania. He was far in advance of the age in which he lived; for although he had very little upon which to base the prediction, he yet prophesied that not many years would lapse before women would invade the fields of book-collecting and prove themselves valiant competitors in the market. This, in fact, is now common enough, and I myself have known of many instances in auction-rooms where a small army of rampant bibliomaniacs have bee

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Book-Lovers, Bibliomaniacs and Book Clubs by Henry H. Harper - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Walden
by Henry David Thoreau
How to Use Your Mind
by Harry D. Kitson
Abraham Lincoln
by Rev. T.M. Eddy
Business Hints for Men and Women
by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun
''Bethink Yourselves!''
by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
The Mind in the Making
by James Harvey Robinson
The Elements of Drawing
by John Ruskin

See more popular titles from this genre.