Title: The Codebreakers: The History of Secret Writing
Author: David Kahn
Description: Book has bumping and light wear to head and tail of spine. A few light scuffs to rear board. Pages are free of marks and binding is sound. Dust jacket has wear with closed tears at corners. A little edge wear to top and bottom. One scratched/blemished spot on spine near tail. Not price clipped ($14.95). Dj has been placed in an archival Brodart cover. First US Edition. Stated first printing, 1967.
It chronicles the history of cryptography from ancient Egypt up to to the time of its writing. Regarded as the best account of the history of cryptography up to its publication and was a finalist for the 1968 Pulitzer Prize. The author was a noted journalist and later a journalism professor at New York University. He was also chosen as the National Security Agency's scholar-in-residence in 1995.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Good+
Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches.
Pages: 1164 pages.
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