Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary.

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The powerful influence of the man who wrote the first comprehensive dictionary still looms large in our lives today, although we don't know it. Hitchings shows us how the definitions were creative, witty, and often imprecise. His infectious love of all things Johnsonian capture the imagination. Some light underlining. Hb, Dj. USED. $3.00
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