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Caught in the Web of Words: James A. H. Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Yale Univ Pr
Publication date May 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780300063103
ISBN-10 0300063105
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.75 in.
Original list price $17.95
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This biography of the first editor of the "Oxford English Dictionary" is based on original documents. It is an account of how the dictionary was compiled, the problems the editor had to solve and the endless difficulties which nearly led to the whole project being abandoned.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780300063103 Book cover for 9780300089196
 
Reprint edition from Yale Univ Pr (March 1, 2001)
9780300089196 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $39.00
About: This unique and celebrated biography describes how a largely self-educated boy from a small village in Scotland entered the world of scholarship and became the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary and a great lexicographer.
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With Ron Wilson, Kurt Bruner (other contributor), Jim Weidmann, R. W. Burchfield | Reprint edition from Yale Univ Pr (May 1, 1995)
9780300063103 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $17.95
This edition also contains Holidays: 13 Lessons in Christian Holy Days for Families
About: This biography of the first editor of the "Oxford English Dictionary" is based on original documents.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780300063103 Book cover for 9781939011152
 
from Stl Distribution North Amer (March 1, 2013)
9781939011152 | details & prices | 108 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.62 lbs | List price $12.99
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With K. M. Elisabeth Murray, R. W. Burchfield | Reprint edition from Yale Univ Pr (May 1, 1995); titled "Caught in the Web of Words: James A. H. Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary"
9780300063103 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $17.95
This edition also contains Caught in the Web of Words: James A. H. Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary
About: This biography of the first editor of the "Oxford English Dictionary" is based on original documents.

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