Singh, Simon,: The Code Book ; the secret history of codes & codebreaking
Book Number: 0261590
4th Estate, London, 1999. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Reprint. This book takes a look at the history of code writing and code breaking from military espionage in ancient Greece to modern computer ciphers. He starts by relating in details story of Mary Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code and put to death by Liz with the 1st -- and runs through to the monumental efforts and code making and code breaking so influenced the outcomes of the 1st and 2nd world wars. Apart from a slight darkening of the edges of the pages, the book is without damage. Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7¾" - 9¾" tall ). XIV, 406 pages, illustrated with photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables. Includes appendices, glossary, further reading list, and index, and bounds in paperback binding which shows no damage. Previous owner's details at the bottom right hand corner of the 1st page.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Mathematics; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 1857028899. ISBN/EAN: 9781857028898. Inventory No: 0261590.