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Mysterious messages : a history of codes and ciphers / Gary Blackwood ; designed and illustrated by Jason Henry.

Authors: Blackwood, Gary L.
Call number: j652.8 BLA
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton Children's Books, c2009.
Publication date: c2009.
Subject: Cryptography -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Ciphers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Mysterious messages : a history of codes and ciphers / Gary Blackwood ; designed and illustrated by Jason Henry.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 170 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary note: From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical and web references (p. 166) and index.
Awards note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Added author: Henry, Jason, illustrator.
ISBN: 9780525479604 (hardcover) :
0525479600 (hardcover) :
LCCN: 2008048970
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1225524
Bib No.: 1225524

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