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Bibliomaniac: Obsession with books; an extreme fondness for books, especially the collecting of them.
Bibliomania: An exaggerated preoccupation with the acquisition and ownership of books, or excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books.
Book collecting isn't just about making money on a sale. It's a passion that stems back centuries, a wonderful hobbie that in essence is about preserving knowledge. I like to think that with my collection and my book store I'm continuing this wonderful expansion of the mind. There is just something magical about seeing a well stocked book shelf. A beauty that transcends modern technology. Just looking at a shelf makes me happy, because I know that there is a plethora of wisdom and joy just waiting to be unleashed.
"When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life."
-- Christopher Morley
"Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill." --Barbara Tuchman
"When I Get a Little Money I Buy Books; And if any is left, I buy food and clothes." --ERASMUS
"The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." --Mark Twain