a person or company whose business or work is the binding of books.

1300–50; Middle English bok-bindere; see book, binder1 Unabridged
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bookbinder (ˈbʊkˌbaɪndə)
a person whose business or craft is binding books

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Faraday became a bookbinder's apprentice in his teens and continued his education by reading the books he was binding.
His father, trained as a bookbinder, ran a store selling stationery and notions.
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