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New invention for writing in code, in such a way that the hidden secret is altogether imperceptible, and the writing creates meanings completely different from the secret, giving therefore no hint of a code (figs. I-II).

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Title
New invention for writing in code, in such a way that the hidden secret is altogether imperceptible, and the writing creates meanings completely different from the secret, giving therefore no hint of a code (figs. I-II).
Additional title: Nuoua inuentione de scriuere in zifra, in modo tale, che il segreto nascosto nella scrittura sia del tutto impercettible, e la scrittura formi sensi totalmente diuersi dal segreto, siche no dia sospetto alcuno di zifra.
Names
Lana Terzi, Francesco (1631-1687) (Author)
Collection

Prodromo, ouero, Saggio di alcune inuentioni nuoue premesso all'Arte maestra, opera che prepara il p. Francesco Lana Bresciano della Compagnia di Giesv. Per mostrare li piu reconditi principij della naturale filosofia, riconosciuti con accurata teorica nelle piu segnalate inuentioni, ed isperienze sin'hora ritrouate da gli scrittori di questa materia & altre nuoue dell'autore medesimo. Dedicato alla Sacra Maesta Cesarea del imperatore Leopoldo I.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1670
Place: Brescia
Publisher: Rizzardi
Date Issued: 1670
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1670 (Lana Terzi, F. Prodromo)
Topics
Inventions
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Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 8851349
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14387140
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c7fa350-c6b6-012f-ecdb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1631: Creator Born
  • 1670: Issued
  • 1687: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "New invention for writing in code, in such a way that the hidden secret is altogether imperceptible, and the writing creates meanings completely different from the secret, giving therefore no hint of a code (figs. I-II)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1670 - 1670. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3bd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "New invention for writing in code, in such a way that the hidden secret is altogether imperceptible, and the writing creates meanings completely different from the secret, giving therefore no hint of a code (figs. I-II)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3bd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1670 - 1670). New invention for writing in code, in such a way that the hidden secret is altogether imperceptible, and the writing creates meanings completely different from the secret, giving therefore no hint of a code (figs. I-II). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f3bd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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New invention for writing in code, in such a way that the hidden secret is altogether imperceptible, and the writing creates meanings completely different from the secret, giving therefore no hint of a code (figs. I-II).