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

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subject_facetEncyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism
English language -- Etymology
English language -- Lexicography
English language -- Lexicography -- History -- 19th century
Large type books
Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Minor, William Chester
Murray, James Augustus Henry, -- Sir, -- 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates
New English dictionary on historical principles
Oxford English dictionary
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Great Britain -- Biography
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- Biography
title_displayThe professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
title_fullThe Professor and the Madman A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester
The professor and the madman [text (large print)] : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester
title_shortThe professor and the madman
title_suba tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
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Encyclopedias and dictionaries
English language
Etymology
Friends and associates
History
History and criticism
Lexicographers
Lexicography
Minor, William Chester
Murray, James Augustus Henry
Nonfiction
Psychiatric hospital patients
Veterans