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  • Cryptography -- History -- Juvenile literature.
  • Ciphers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
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    Mysterious messages [electronic resource] : a history of codes and ciphers / Gary Blackwood ; designed and illustrated by Jason Henry.
    by Blackwood, Gary L.
    New York, N.Y. : Dutton Children's Books, c2009.
  • Cryptography -- History -- Juvenile literature.
  • Ciphers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
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    Henry, Jason, ill.
    9781101149720 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
    1101149728 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
    9781101151013 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
    1101151013 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
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    Children's electronic books.
    1 online resource.
    1st ed.
    Clay, wax and Greece -- The rise and fall of Rome -- Ham and Bacon -- A disk, a grille and a tableau -- Babington, beer and Baconian biliteralisim -- Prisons, pigpens and black chambers -- The two revolutions -- Security suffers some severe setbacks -- The blue and the gray (and the green and the brown) -- Agony, dancing men and buried treasure -- The manuscript, the machine and the Mexican message -- Romance, rum and Romaji -- Hounds, magicians and indians -- Bookies, spies and POWs -- Colossus, Lucifer and Kryptos.
    Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin USA, Inc., 2009.
    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.
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