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The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester.

By: Winchester, Simon.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1998Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 242 p. : ill.ISBN: 0060175966; 006099486X (pbk.).Subject(s): Murray, James A. H. (James Augustus Henry), 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates | Minor, William Chester | Oxford English dictionary | New English dictionary on historical principles | Psychiatric hospital patients -- Great Britain -- Biography | Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography | English language -- Lexicography | English language -- Etymology | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- BiographyDDC classification: 423
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The professor and the madman : by Winchester, Simon. ©1998
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