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A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
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The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

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Cryptology
A COLLECTION OF 4 VOLUMES, COMPRISING:
i. Hulme, Frederick Edward (1841-1909). Cryptography or the history, principles, and practice of cipher-writing. London: Ward, Lock and Co., [1898], FIRST EDITION, 8vo, original cloth, (bought from Jeff Weber, Glendale, CA, 1999), [T&W H179], some ink stamps, library marking on spine
ii. [Aktiebolaget Cryptograph]. [Catalogue]. Stockholm: [Aktiebolaget Cryptograph], 1922, 4to, original wrappers, [T&W A53], some minor soiling to wrappers
iii. Smith, Laurence Dwight (1895-1952). Cryptography the science of secret writing. New York: Norton, 1943, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, original cloth, dust-jacket, [T&W Add42], extremities of dust-jacket slightly frayed
iv. Galland, Joseph S. An historical and analytical bibliography of the literature of cryptology. Laguna Hills, California: Aegean Park Press, [c.1999], 4to, facsimile of 1945 edition, original wrappers, [not in T&W]
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Catalogue Note

Tomash & Williams note, of the first volume, that "the book explores the simple code schemes used by various groups. It discusses little beyond simple substitution ciphers".

The Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing

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