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Published: 14 October 2004

288 Pages | 32 halftones & line illus.

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195175004

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The Meaning of Everything

The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

Simon Winchester

  • Serves up a lightning history of the English language and pays homage to the great dictionary makers
  • Offers a scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language