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Title: The Meaning of Everything - the Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Description: Oxford, Oxford University Press. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 0198607024). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A marvellous history of the famous dictionary and it's contributors, some famous, some eccentric, rich with captivating detail. From it's first editor Herbert Coleridge, grandson of the poet, the colourful Frederick Furnivall, who had a fondness for his female sculling team, and James Augustus Henry Murray, who spent half a century bringing the project to fruition. 31 illustrations. C3A. Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Oed, Oxford English Dictionary History, James Augustus Henry Murray, Frederick Furnivall, Herbert Coleridge 0198607024

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 004757

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