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Published: 25 August 2016

656 Pages | 46 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199283620

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The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Peter Gilliver

  • The first detailed history of the origins, making, and evolution of the Oxford English Dictionary
  • Draws on a wealth of archival material, some previously unexplored
  • Includes accounts of the lives of the main participants and stories behind the inclusion of individual words