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

by Hitchings, Henry.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005Edition: 1st American ed.Description: viii, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0374113025; 9780374113025.Uniform titles: Dr. Johnson's Dictionary.Subject(s): 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 -- LexicographyOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text
Contents:
Adventurous -- Amulet -- Apple -- Bookworm -- Commoner - Darkling -- To decamp -- To dissipate -- English -- Entrance -- Factotum -- To gather -- Higgledy-piggledy -- Lexicographer -- Library -- Melancholy -- Microscope -- Network -- Nicety -- To note -- Opinionist -- Opulence -- Pastern -- Patron -- Philology -- Pleasureful -- To preface -- Publication -- Reception -- Triumphant -- Ubiquity -- Variety -- Weightiness -- X -- Zootomy.
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"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.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-278) and index.

Adventurous -- Amulet -- Apple -- Bookworm -- Commoner - Darkling -- To decamp -- To dissipate -- English -- Entrance -- Factotum -- To gather -- Higgledy-piggledy -- Lexicographer -- Library -- Melancholy -- Microscope -- Network -- Nicety -- To note -- Opinionist -- Opulence -- Pastern -- Patron -- Philology -- Pleasureful -- To preface -- Publication -- Reception -- Triumphant -- Ubiquity -- Variety -- Weightiness -- X -- Zootomy.

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