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The Resource Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary, Henry Hitchings

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

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Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary
Title
Defining the world
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary
Statement of responsibility
Henry Hitchings
Title variation
Defining the world
Title variation remainder
the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnsons Dictionary
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Language
eng
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Summary
Recalling the story of the first great lexicon of English, the author reveals how Samuel Johnson arduously assembled his eighteenth-century dictionary--a task that ultimately helped make English into a major European language
Writing style
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184085
Cataloging source
DLC
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1974-
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Hitchings, Henry
Dewey number
423
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Johnson, Samuel
  • English language
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • English language
Target audience
adult
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the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary
Label
Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary, Henry Hitchings
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Publication
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 note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-278) and index
Control code
ocm59401223
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 292 p.
Isbn
9780374113025
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005042661
Other control number
9780374113025
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-6322
Label
Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary, Henry Hitchings
Publication
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 note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-278) and index
Control code
ocm59401223
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 292 p.
Isbn
9780374113025
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005042661
Other control number
9780374113025
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-6322

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