Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-Makers and the Dictionaries They Made

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Jonathan Cape, 1996 - Lexicography - 423 pages
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In this book Jonathon Green traces the history of the dictionary from the first lexicon created in 2340 B.C. to the pinnacle of the Oxford English Dictionary and today's computer-generated successors of that great masterwork.

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Contents

Preface
11
Putting It in Order
55
Chapter Three The Move from Latin
76
Copyright

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