Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Privately Printed for the S.
Limited to 200 numbered copies. The Voynich Manuscript has been studied by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including American and British codebreakers from both World War I and World War II. No one has yet succeeded in deciphering the text, and it has become a famous case in the history of cryptography. The mystery of the meaning and origin of the manuscript has excited the popular imagination, making the manuscript the subject of novels and speculation.
None of the many hypotheses proposed over the last hundred years has yet been independently verified. Scientific or magical text in an unidentified language, in cipher, apparently based on Roman minuscule characters. A must for the collector and the curious. Conversations born from this book on your.Own a piece of very odd literary or occult history. This is a wonderful full color modern edition of the elusive, never decoded Voynich Manuscript. Large images let you get right in there, attempt solve this mystery puzzle yourself. Is it art, science or the work of a madman?
I thoroughly enjoy being able to peruse the oddities of the strange Medieval text at my own leisure. Holding it in my hands, leafing through the pages feels other-worldly.This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Textbooks, Education & Reference\Dictionaries & Reference". The seller is "venturapacific" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.