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The professor and the madman: a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary
Book 2213/Completed: 8/17/2009

Author:Winchester, Simon
Edition Information:1st ed.
Published/Created:New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1998.
Description:xi, 242 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
LC Classification:PE1617.O94 W56 1998
Dewey Class No.:423/.092 21
ISBN:0060175966
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242).
Subjects:Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915.
Minor, William Chester.
Oxford English dictionary.
New English dictionary on historical principles.
English language -- Lexicography -- History -- 19th century.
Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Great Britain -- Biography.
English language -- Etymology.
United States -- History --Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- Biography.
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