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Author Hitchings, Henry, 1974-

Title Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary / Henry Hitchings.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    423 HIT    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description viii, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "Originally published in 2005 by John Murray (Publishers) ... as Dr. Johnson's Dictionary: the extraordinary story of the book that defined the world"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-278) and index.
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Dictionary of the English language.
English language -- Lexicography -- History -- 18th century.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism.
English language -- 18th century -- Lexicography.
Added Title Dr. Johnson's Dictionary
ISBN 0374113025 (alk. paper) : $24.00
Standard No. 9780374113025

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