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Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing / Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Candlewick Press | c2004 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2004.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
136 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Awards
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129) and index.
Summary
A handbook for the budding cryptographer including codes and ciphers, invisible inks, concealment techniques, spy stories and some history.
Contents
Nonsecret codes -- Book code -- Dictionary code -- Codetalking -- Pig Latin -- Turkish Irish -- Caesar cipher -- St. Cyr slide -- Keyboard cipher -- Morse code -- Semaphore -- Pigpen cipher -- Rosicrucian cipher -- Date shift cipher -- Greek square cipher -- Greek skytale -- Rail fence cipher -- Route transposition cipher -- Codebreaking -- Early concealment techniques -- Null cipher -- Cardano grille -- Word grille -- Space code -- Playing card code -- Dot cipher -- Line cipher -- Zigzag cipher -- Invisible inks -- Codemkers and codebreakers Hall fo Fame.
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ISBN
0763609714 (alk. paper)
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