The Voynich Manuscript
ISBN: 0300217234
EAN13: 9780300217230
Language: English
Publication Date: Nov 1, 2016
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 1.1" H x 12.2" L x 9.3" W
Weight: 3.95 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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The first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puzzle

For the first time, a complete reproduction of] The Voynich Manuscript, has been published, featuring essays exploring what is known about the book and extra-wide margins so readers can record their responses to its beguiling, beautiful strangeness.--Nina Maclaughlin, Boston Globe

For people who like a good historical mystery, this . . . fifteenth- or sixteenth-century Voynich Manuscript will fascinate.--Rebecca Onion, Slate

Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world's most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf I to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book's language has eluded decipherment, and its elaborate illustrations remain as baffling as they are beautiful. For the first time, this facsimile, complete with elaborate folding sections, allows readers to explore this enigma in all its stunning detail, from its one-of-a-kind Voynichese text to its illustrations of Read More chevron_right

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