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The English dictionary from Cawdrey to Johnson, 1604-1755.

by Starnes, DeWitt T. 1888-1967.

Format: Print Book 1946
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography ...

Dictionaries, British and American.

by Hulbert, James R. 1884-1969.

Format: Print Book 1955
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The role of the dictionary

by Gove, Philip Babcock, 1902-1972.

Format: Print Book 1967
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The secret life of words : how English became English

by Hitchings, Henry, 1974-

Format: Print Book 2008
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography History ...

Wordwatching : breaking into the dictionary : it's his word against theirs

by Horne, Alex, 1978-

Format: Print Book 2010
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography ...

The Oxford history of English lexicography

Format: Print Book 2009
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography History ...

Samuel Johnson's dictionary : selections from the 1755 work that defined the English language

by Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.

Format: Print Book 2002
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography Early works to 1800 ...

The lexicographer's dilemma : the evolution of "proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park

by Lynch, Jack

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Reading the OED : one man, one year, 21,730 pages

by Shea, Ammon.

Format: Print Book 2008
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography ...

Lost for words : the hidden history of the Oxford English dictionary

by Mugglestone, Lynda.

Format: Print Book 2005
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The word detective searching for the meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary

by Simpson, J. A., 1953-

Format: Kindle Book 2016
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography ...

The dictionary wars : the American fight over the English language

by Martin, Peter, 1940-

Format: Print Book 2019
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography History ...


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Defining the world : the extraordinary story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary

by Hitchings, Henry, 1974-

Format: Print Book 2005
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography History 18th century ...

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

by Winchester, Simon.

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W is for Webster : Noah Webster and his American dictionary

by Fern, Tracey E.,

Format: Print Book 2015
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography ...

The ring of words : Tolkien and the Oxford English dictionary

by Gilliver, Peter.

Format: Print Book 2006
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography ...

The meaning of everything [the story of the Oxford English dictionary]

by Winchester, Simon.

Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 2004
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Subjects: ... English language Lexicography History 19th century ...