What does the word bookbinder mean?

Usage examples for bookbinder

  1. Papirius Masson found, in the house of a bookbinder of Lyons, the works of Agobard; the mechanic was on the point of using the manuscripts to line the covers of his books. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. In like manner Professor Faraday, Sir Humphry Davy's scientific successor, made his first experiments in electricity by means of an old bottle, white he was still a working bookbinder. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  3. Thus the priests, including Bishop, Dean, Archdeacons and Canons, a hundred and thirty in number: then there were the inferior officers: yet persons of consideration and authority, such as Sacrist, Almoner, Bookbinder, Chief Brewer, Chief Baker, with all their servants: scribes, messengers, bookbinders, illuminators and copyists: singing- men and choir boys, and women to keep the church clean. – The History of London by Walter Besant