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Edward William Lane and his Arabic-English 'Thesaurus'



AMONG interesting material that came to light when Oriental Collections (then Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books) moved from the British Museum building to Store Street in 1981 was a large brown paper parcel containing some notebooks. This was immediately identified as part of the work of the Arabic scholar Edward William Lane(1801-76) for his great Arabic-English Lexicon.


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