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

Author(s): Winchester, Simon
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Subjects: 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--Biography
Oxford English dictionary
New English dictionary on historical principles
Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915--Friends and associates
Minor, William Chester
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1998
LC Classification: P, PE
Physical Description: xi, 242 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Notes: LCCN: 98010204
ISBN: 0060175966
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 38425992
ISBN/ISSN: 0060175966