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Codes, ciphers, and secret languages

by Fred B. Wrixon

  • 179 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Bonanza Books, Distributed by Crown publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ciphers -- History.,
  • Cryptography -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 265-266.

    StatementFred B. Wrixon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ103 .W77 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2402292M
    ISBN 10051765704X
    LC Control Number87032580

    Get this from a library! The kids' book of secret codes, signals, and ciphers. [E A Grant] -- Discusses the history and different varieties of codes and ciphers, describing code machines, signals, sign language, picture languages, and hidden messages.   There are many examples of unsolved and mysterious writing systems, codes, ciphers, languages and maps which have yet to be deciphered and cracked. This list will focus on ten that do not appear to be forgeries and are lesser known then some of the more famous examples such as the Vineland Map and Voynitch Manuscript.

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Guard your texts from unwanted eyes. Create the lingua franca for your own fantastical secret world. Expert language creator David J. Peterson (inventor of languages for Game of Thrones, the Marvel Universe, and more) guides you as you create your own secret languages, codes, ciphers, and hidden messages/5(2).

The Caesar cipher used in Gravity Falls substitutes the original letter for the third letter before it. In the case for letters X, Y, and Z, one would have to cycle through to the beginning of the alphabet. Atbash ciphers are decoded by reversing the letters. For example, an A turns into a Z. The A1Z26 cipher is a simple substitution cipher decoded by substituting the nᵗʰ letter of the.

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Codes, ciphers, and secret languages. New York: Bonanza Books: Distributed by Crown. This is a great primer for codes and ciphers. This book perfectly whets one's appetite for more on the subject. It covers all the standard ciphers, and even includes instructions for invisible ink recipes and practice messages for every code and cipher discussed throughout the book.

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