Lawrence Goldstone,Nancy Goldstone con The Friar And the Cipher: Roger Bacon And the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Manuscript in the World
Reseña del editor An accessible study of the baffling mystery of the Voynich Manuscript, discovered in 1912, examines the theory that Roger Bacon, the noted thirteenth-century astronomer, was the author of the book, which is written in an indecipherable language and code that remains unsolved and contains odd illustrations of plants, astrological diagrams, and more. Reprint. 12,500 first printing. Biografía del autor Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone are a husband-and-wife writing team and authors of Out of the Flames, a Booksense 76 Selection. They have also written three books on their book-collecting pursuits: Used and Rare, Slightly Chipped, and Warmly Inscribed.