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Shulman, David
An Annotated Bibliography of Cryptography
New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1976. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc.. Hardcover. 0824099745 xvi, [4], 154, [2], 154, [4], 14, 47, [1], 2, 1 pages. List of black and white illustrations. Shulman spent twenty-five years researching this work and wrote it with librarians, students of cryptography, and book collectors in mind. An introduction preceeds the following six sections: works relating directly to ciphers from 1518 to 1976, chronological list of works relating indirectly to cryptography, chronological list of manuscripts, alphabetical index of authors and translators, chronological list of patents on cryptographic devices from 1874 through 1953, sample list of books on cryptography written in languages other than English. From the library of Philip Mills Arnold whose bookplate is mounted inside front board. Arnold, a student of semeiology, explored the history of communication, from efforts to relate through universal languages and alphabets, to systems to conceal, specifically, codes and ciphers. A Semeiology collection named in his honor is maintained at Washington University. In his professional life Arnold spent nearly forty years with Phillips Petroleum, retiring in 1976 as V.P. of Research and Development with 22 patents to his name. Moderate wear. Occasional light pencil marginalia. A sound association copy of this invaluable cryptographic reference. . Good. 1976. First Edition.
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