Bibliographies

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bibliography \Bib'li*og"ra*phy\ (b[i^]b'l[i^]*[o^]g"r[.a]*f[y^]) n.; pl. {Bibliographies}. [Gr. bibliografi'a: cf. F. bibliographie.]

1. a history or description of books and manuscripts, with notices of the different editions, the times when they were printed, etc.

2. a list of books or other printed works having some common theme, such as topic, period, author, or publisher. [PJC]

3. a list of the published (and sometimes unpublished) sources of information referred to in a scholarly discourse or other text, or used as reference materials for its preparation. [PJC]

4. the branch of library science dealing with the history and classification of books and other published materials. [PJC] Bibliolater


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