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Dr. Johnson's Dictionary

The Extraordinary Story of the Book That Defined the World

By Henry Hitchings | Hardback | 0 Review(s)

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One man. 42,773 entries. The brilliant story of how Dr Johnson succeded in writing the first great English Dictionary By 1700, France and Italy already had dictionaries of their own, and it became a matter of national pride that England should rival them. Dr Johnson rose to the challenge, turning... read more

Format
Hardback
Release Date
11 Apr 2005
Author(s)
Henry Hitchings
Publisher
John Murray General Publishing Division
ISBN-13
9780719566318
Dimensions
144mm x 28mm x 225mm
Pages
288
Format
Hardback
Release Date
11 Apr 2005
Author(s)
Henry Hitchings
Publisher
John Murray General Publishing Division
ISBN-13
9780719566318
Dimensions
144mm x 28mm x 225mm
Pages
288

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Currently out of stock online, please contact your nearest store for availability