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  • v. To illustrate a book with pictures taken from published sources, such as by clipping them out for one's own use.


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granger +‎ -ise, after James Granger, a 19th century English biographer.


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  • Royal Society video on their early Grangerised books

    an original reference book would have articles and pictures cut from older books and pasted into a new Grangerised book which is now larger in size.

    May 3, 2016

  • See also grangerize. Or if you prefer, you can try gangerhize.

    December 4, 2012

  • "He was a large, loose, fattish man with unintelligent brown eyes magnified by spectacles; he wore an ill-fitting frock-coat and a paper collar, and he showed me, as his great treasure and interest, a large Bible which he had grangerised with photographs of pictures."

    - Wells, Tono Bungay

    (I'm not sure if it ought to be "photographs or pictures" instead, but I'm going from the version at

    December 3, 2012