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

Simon Winchester.

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Main Author: Winchester, Simon.
Published: New York : HarperPerennial, 1999, c1998.
Edition: First HarperPerennial ed.
Topics: Psychiatric hospital patients - Great Britain - Biography. | Encyclopedias and dictionaries - History and criticism. | Lexicographers - Great Britain - Biography. | English language - Lexicography. | English language - Etymology. | Oxford English dictionary. | New English dictionary on historical principles. | Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915 - Friends and associates. | Minor, William Chester.
Regions: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Veterans - Biography.
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