By James Rettig

An exam of ways and why convinced books became the main prevalent reference works in American libraries. From "Who's Who" and "World ebook" to "Turabian's Manual", it explores the origins, impact and attainable destiny for every of those works.

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Vol. 1, 1897-1942. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1943. NOTES IDavid Mellinkoff, 'The Myth of Precision and the Law Dictionary," UCtA Law Review 3 1 (December 1983): 426. , 427. , 428. Ibid. 'Henry Campbell Black, "Preface," in A Dictionary of Law Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern (St. , 1891), iv. 61bid. Ibid. 8Black,Dictionary oflaw, 335. , 337. 1°ReviewofADictionary ofLaw ContainingDefinitions of the Terms and Phrases ofAmerican andanglish Jurisprudence.

PUBLICATION HISTORY Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Wordsthat have a Tale to Tell, by E. Cobham Brewer. London: Cassell,Petter, & Galpin, 1870. 97613. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that have a Tale to Tell,by E. CobhamBrewer. New Edition,Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged, to which is added A Concise Bibliography of English Literature. London: Cassell, 1895.

Must be applied with a certain degree of elasticity. . Throughout this book it is assumed that no regulation contained therein is absolutely inviolable. Wherever the peculiar nature of the subject- matter, the desirability of throwing into relief a certain part of the argument, the reasonable preference of a writer or a typographical contingency suggests a deviation, such deviation may legitimately be made. Each case of this character must largely be decided upon its own merits. "15 The second, third, and fourth (1914) editions of the Manual were produced under the guidance of John A.

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