English-language Dictionaries, 1604-1900: The Catalog Of The Warren N. And Suzanne B. Cordell…

Hardcover | March 1, 1988

byRobert K. O'Neill

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This is a catalog of more than 2,300 pre-1900 English-languagedictionary titles in the Warren N. and Suzanne B. Cordell Collection ofDictionaries at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. The mostcomprehensive collection of Western language dictionaries in the world, the Cordell Collection was begun in 1961 by the late Warren N. Cordell, amarketing research executive with a deep love for and appreciation of thestudy of words. From the beginning, however, old English-languagedictionaries formed the core of the Cordell collection, and this catalogdocuments the comprehensive nature of these holdings. The collection aimsat completeness, with every variant copy of interest included. The formatof the entries consists of seven basic parts: main entry, title, publication statement, collation, notes, provenance, and references. Asubject index is provided for those interested in dictionaries forparticular topics.

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This is a catalog of more than 2,300 pre-1900 English-languagedictionary titles in the Warren N. and Suzanne B. Cordell Collection ofDictionaries at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. The mostcomprehensive collection of Western language dictionaries in the world, the Cordell Collection was begun in 1961 by the late Warren N. Cord...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:509 pages, 9.4 × 6.54 × 1.84 inPublished:March 1, 1988Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313255229

ISBN - 13:9780313255229

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