The Voynich Manuscript is considered by scholars to be one of the most mysterious manuscripts in existence. The manuscript is named after Wilfrid Voynich, who was a Polish book dealer that originally purchased it in 1912. It is a handwritten, illustrated codex in a completely unknown writing system. The Voynich Manuscript’s vellum pages have been carbon-dated as being created in the early 15th century (1404–1438). Many notable scholars believe it was designed in Northern Italy during the Italian Renaissance. This edition of The Voynich Manuscript is created from high quality photographs and is presented utilizing full color printing to bring to life the true essence of its magnificent pages.