Definition of Grangerism

1. n. The practice of illustrating a particular book by engravings collected from other books.



Definition of Grangerism

1. Noun. (dated) The practice of illustrate illustrating a book with engravings collected from other books. ¹

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Definition of Grangerism

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Medical Definition of Grangerism

1. The practice of illustrating a particular book by engravings collected from other books. Origin: So called from the Rev. James Granger, whose "Biographical History of England" (1769) was a favorite book for illustration in this manner. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Grangerism

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"See grangerism'1. "He was not," says Mr. Hill Burton, speaking of the ... To illustrate in the method called grangerism. The book [Works of Victor Hugo] was ..."

2. The Bookmart: A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library Intelligence edited by Richard Halkett (1888)
"grangerism. An amiable figure in the small number of the elect who do not ... Yet the French have no word for grangerism. They need it and might take it and ..."

3. Second Supplement to the Catalogue (issued in 1884.) of the Circulating and ...by Worcester Free Public Library by Worcester Free Public Library (1896)
"(In his From the books of H.) 36404 grangerism. See Granger, Rev. James. Grania ; story of an island ; by E. Lawless. 35856 Grant, Sir Alexander. ..."

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