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LE SIECLE DES DICTIONNAIRES (The Century of Dictionaries). Nicole Savy and Georges Vigne. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 1987. Dossiers du Musee d'Orsay, 10. Published by Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 56 pp. with 58 ills. 26 x 18 cm. ISBN 271182120X In French.
This catalogue examines the standardization of lexicography in the 19th century as exemplified by two immensely popular dictionaries of the French language by Pierre Larousse and Emile Littre. Reproductions of photographs and caricatures of the lexicographers and illustrations from the dictionaries are included.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 051956
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