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The Resource The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], Simon Winchester, (sound recording)

The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], Simon Winchester, (sound recording)

Label
The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary]
Title
The professor and the madman
Title remainder
[a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary]
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Title variation
Professor & the madman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When editors of the "Oxford English dictionary" put out a call during the late 19th century for "men of letters" to contribute entries, hundreds of responses came forth
Cataloging source
FHF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
423/.092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Simon Winchester
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murray, James A. H.
  • United States
  • Psychiatric hospital patients
  • Lexicographers
  • English language
  • English language
  • Minor, William Chester
  • Simpson, J. A
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], Simon Winchester, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
  • Digital recording
  • Original copyright: 1999
  • "This audio also includes a conversation between Simon Winchester and John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary"-container
  • Repackaged by Midwest Tape
  • some information taken from an external source
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm77526887
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
CD edition.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30. min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060836269
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
423 W721 ; XX-CDNF ; 6CD/1AW ; CDMW ; X1202M(jll).
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • UACD 9(6)
  • HCP06083626A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 77526887
  • (Sirsi) 77526887
  • (OCoLC)77526887
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The professor and the madman : [a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary], Simon Winchester, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
  • Digital recording
  • Original copyright: 1999
  • "This audio also includes a conversation between Simon Winchester and John Simpson, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary"-container
  • Repackaged by Midwest Tape
  • some information taken from an external source
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm77526887
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
CD edition.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30. min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060836269
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
423 W721 ; XX-CDNF ; 6CD/1AW ; CDMW ; X1202M(jll).
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • UACD 9(6)
  • HCP06083626A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 77526887
  • (Sirsi) 77526887
  • (OCoLC)77526887
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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