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Biography 924.21 WIN Available 037911
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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.

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