The surgeon of CrowthornePublished by : Viking, (Ringwood, Vic. :) Physical details: 207 p. :ill.;21 cm. ISBN:0670878626.
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Biography of one of the volunteers who assisted with the making of the Oxford English Dictionary; he turned out to be W.C. Miner, an eccentric millionaire American Civil War surgeon who became mad and ended up in Broadmoor Asylum.
Published in the U.S. as: The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.