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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recalling the story of the first great lexicon of English, the author reveals how Samuel Johnson arduously assembled his eighteenth-century dictionary--a task that ultimately helped make English into a major European language
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • English language
  • English language
  • Johnson, Samuel
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 (pages [261]-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
59401223
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780374113025
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005042661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780374113025
Other physical details
illustrations
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 (pages [261]-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
59401223
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780374113025
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005042661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780374113025
Other physical details
illustrations

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