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The Resource Strange stories, amazing facts : stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible, [contributors, Carol Alway ... et al.]

Strange stories, amazing facts : stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible, [contributors, Carol Alway ... et al.]

Label
Strange stories, amazing facts : stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible
Title
Strange stories, amazing facts
Title remainder
stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible
Statement of responsibility
[contributors, Carol Alway ... et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains science facts, ghost stories, unexplained mysteries, amusing tales, and imaginative hoaxes
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AG243
LC item number
.S84
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Strange stories, amazing facts : stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible, [contributors, Carol Alway ... et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
At head of title: Reader's digest
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The enigma of space -- The astonishing human body -- Wonders of the natural world -- The surprising animal kingdom -- The marvels of science -- Feats of building and engineering -- Man's amazing inventions -- Daring and epic journeys -- The quest for the past -- Strange customs and superstitions -- Popular facts and fallacies -- Intriguing and unsolved mysteries -- Footsteps into the unknown -- Legendary lands and beasts -- Hoaxes, frauds and forgeries -- Eccentrics and prophecies -- Curious and bizarre beginnings -- The world of tomorrow
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
608 p.
Isbn
9780895770288
Lccn
76002966
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1633). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Drury collection on psychic phenomena and spiritualism. Item is in box 30.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Quarter bound in dark blue paper, stamped in gilt. Marbled red paper over boards, stamped in gilt. Red endpapers. Inscription to "Steve" on half t.p. Notes and marginalia by Drury. "Humongous fungus is the largest living thing on Earth" (National Examiner, Sept. 19 2000), 1 leaf, laid in, Drury's underlining indicating interest in text. Gift, Robert M. Drury.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02542190
  • ucoclc2542190
Label
Strange stories, amazing facts : stories that are bizarre, unusual, odd, astonishing, and often incredible, [contributors, Carol Alway ... et al.]
Publication
Note
At head of title: Reader's digest
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The enigma of space -- The astonishing human body -- Wonders of the natural world -- The surprising animal kingdom -- The marvels of science -- Feats of building and engineering -- Man's amazing inventions -- Daring and epic journeys -- The quest for the past -- Strange customs and superstitions -- Popular facts and fallacies -- Intriguing and unsolved mysteries -- Footsteps into the unknown -- Legendary lands and beasts -- Hoaxes, frauds and forgeries -- Eccentrics and prophecies -- Curious and bizarre beginnings -- The world of tomorrow
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
608 p.
Isbn
9780895770288
Lccn
76002966
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1633). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Drury collection on psychic phenomena and spiritualism. Item is in box 30.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Quarter bound in dark blue paper, stamped in gilt. Marbled red paper over boards, stamped in gilt. Red endpapers. Inscription to "Steve" on half t.p. Notes and marginalia by Drury. "Humongous fungus is the largest living thing on Earth" (National Examiner, Sept. 19 2000), 1 leaf, laid in, Drury's underlining indicating interest in text. Gift, Robert M. Drury.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02542190
  • ucoclc2542190

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