The Friar and the Cipher: Roger Bacon and the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Manuscript in the World

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The Friar and the Cipher: Roger Bacon and the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Manuscript in the World - Goldstone, Lawrence, and Goldstone, Nancy

Two acclaimed bibliophiles and historians describe in fascinating detail the theory that noted 13th-century pre-Copernican astronomer Roger Bacon was the author of The Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious tome discovered in 1912 which has puzzled scholars for almost a century.

The Friar and the Cipher: Roger Bacon and the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Manuscript in the World 2006, Broadway Books

ISBN-13: 9780767914727

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