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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Dr. Johnson's Dictionary
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hitchings, Henry
Dewey number
423
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1617.J7
LC item number
H58 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • English language
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • English language
Label
Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary, Henry Hitchings
Instantiates
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
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
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.
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
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
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.

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