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A dictionary of the University of Oxford.

Charles Dickens

A dictionary of the University of Oxford.

by Charles Dickens

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Published by MacMillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Cambridge,
  • University of Oxford.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14907620M

    The university became involved in printing around , becoming a major source of Bibles, prayer books and scholarly works. It took on the Oxford English Dictionary project in the late 19th century, and in order to meet the ever-rising costs of the work, it expanded into publishi Oxford University Press (OUP), a department of the University of /5. The History of the University of Oxford: The early Oxford schools Volume 1 of The History of the University of Oxford, Trevor Henry Aston, ISBN , Author: Trevor Henry Aston: Editors: Jeremy Inch Catto, Jeremy Catto, [Anonymus AC], Trevor Henry Aston, J. I. Catto, T. H. Aston, Ralph Evans, Oxford University Press.

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