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Chasing the Sun: Dictionary Makers and the Dictionaries They Made

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Chasing the Sun: Dictionary Makers and the Dictionaries They Made - Green, Jonathon

CHASING THE SUN is an immensely readable and fascinating history of the dictionary, of the urge to set knowledge - in the case, words -in order. Jonathan Green traces the story from the first lexicon created in 2340 BC in Sumeria to the pinnacle of the OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY and today's computer-generated successors of that great masterwork. ... Read More

Chasing the Sun: Dictionary Makers and the Dictionaries They Made 1996, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805034660

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Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-makers and the Dictionaries They Made 1996, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London / London

ISBN-13: 9780224040105

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