a list of writings with time and place of publication (such as the writings of a single author or the works referred to in preparing a document etc.)
A section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work.
A list of books or documents relevant to a particular subject or author.
The study of the history of books in terms of their classification, printing and publication.
a history or description of books and manuscripts, with notices of the different editions, the times when they were printed, etc
Bibliography, as a discipline, is traditionally the academic study of books as physical, cultural objects; in this sense, it is also known as bibliology. Carter and Barker describe bibliography as a twofold scholarly discipline—the organized listing of books and the systematic, description of books as physical objects.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bib-li-og′raf-i, n. the description or knowledge of books, in regard to their authors, subjects, editions, and history.—n. Bibliog′rapher, one versed in bibliography or the history of books.—adj. Bibliograph′ic. [Gr. biblion, a book, graphia, description.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A work consisting of a list of books, articles, documents, publications, and other items, usually on a single subject or related subjects.
The numerical value of bibliography in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of bibliography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- bibliografiaCatalan, Valencian
- βιβλιογραφία, βιβλιολογίαGreek
- کتاب شناسیPersian
- lähdeluettelo, bibliografiaFinnish
- bibliographie, habboFrench
- bibleagrafaíocht, leabharliosta, leabhareolaíochtIrish
- bibliográfia, irodalom, könyvtudományHungarian
- 目録学, 文献目録, 参考文献, 書誌学, 書誌Japanese
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