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

Author: Simon Winchester; David Case
Publisher: Newport Beach, CA : Books On Tape, ℗1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Named Person: James A H Murray; Audiobooks.; James A H Murray
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester; David Case
ISBN: 0736651608 9780736651608
OCLC Number: 45091770
Notes: Unabridged.
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Performer(s): Read by David Case.
Description: 6 audio discs (10 hr., 58 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Simon Winchester.

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When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth.

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