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De furtiuis literarum notis, vulgo, De ziferis libri IIII / Ioan. Baptista Porta, Neapolitano autore.

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Author/Creator:
Porta, Giambattista della, approximately 1535-1615.
Standardized Title:
De furtivis literarum notis
Other Title:
De ziferis libri IIII
Publication:
Neapoli : Apud Ioa. Mariam Scotum, 1563.
Format/Description:
Book
[20], 228 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 22 cm. (4to)
Subjects:
Ciphers -- Early works to 1800.
Cryptography -- Early works to 1800.
Signs and symbols -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Signatures: [dagger]⁶ *⁴ A-2D⁴ E⁶.
Volvelles on K1, K4, L2.
Errata on verso of leaf *4.
Leaf O3 printed in red and black.
Includes index.
Local notes:
One leaf laid in containing notes written by Charles J. Mendelsohn about p. 179-180.
Imperfect: the original wheels for the volvelles on leaves K4 and L2 are wanting and replaced with photostats.
The name of a previous owner on t.p. has been blotted out and covered with blank strips of paper.
Penn Provenance:
Mendelsohn, Charles J. (Charles Jastrow), 1880-1939 (autograph) (donor)
Mendelsohn, Esther Jastrow (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1563
Cited in:
Shulman, D. Annotated bibl. of cryptography, I, p. 4
Galland, J.S. Historical and analytical bibl. of the lit. of cryptology, 146
Adams P1924
Contributor:
Mendelsohn, Charles J. (Charles Jastrow), 1880-1939.
Cryptology Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
34576985
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