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Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnsons Dictionary
Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnsons Dictionary by Henry Hitchings 0374113025 9780374113025
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Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnsons Dictionary by Henry Hitchings

Brilliantly entertaining and enlightening, this volume tells the story of Samuel Johnsons endeavor to create an authoritative English dictionary. Hitchings describes Johnsons adventure--his ambition and vision, his moments of despair, the mistakes he made along the way, and his ultimate triumph.

Author: Henry Hitchings

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 304

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Date: 2005-10-19

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