The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary

By: SIMPSON, John

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Memoir from J. A. Simpson, and his time as chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. 'Interspersed with mino essays on words that have caught Simpson's attention'. xvi, 364pp ; 25 cm; With index. An 'as new' copy - bright and clean, still fresh, with a tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 631g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available.

Title: The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary

Author Name: SIMPSON, John

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Britain - History, Politics & Topography, Language & Languages,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2016

ISBN Number: 0465060692

ISBN Number 13: 9780465060696

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 047735

Keywords: J. A. SIMPSON OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY LXICOGRAPHERS BRITAIN LANGUAGE