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1 Babcock, William H. Legendary Islands of the Atlantic

New York: American Geographical Society, Research Series No. 8, 1922. A study in medieval geography relating to the Western Ocean, including Greenland, Brazil, Corvo, Buss, Antilla, and others. No dust jacket, 12mo in grey cloth, 25 illustrations all but three of which are reproductions of medieval maps, index, 196pp, EX-LIBRARY with spine number and stamps on front endpaper and title but no pocket or other markings, light soil on boards, contents clean and tight, Good+. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Baum, Joseph Beginner's Handbook of Dowsing, The

New York: Crown Publishers 1974. Baum explains the ancient art of divining underground water sources. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in light blue cloth and dark blue paper, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with line drawings and diagrams, 31pp, one faint erasure o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Beck, Horace Folklore and the Sea

Mystic CT: Marine Historical Association, American Maritime Library, Volume VI, 1973. Stories, legends, tales of the sea--the lore still current among the folk of the English-speaking world. Dust jacket rubbed with several small chips and tears but intact, 4to in blue cloth, b&w photos, notes, bibliography, index, 463pp, contents as new, Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Berlitz, Charles Dragon's Triangle, The

New York: Wynwood Press 1989. A mysterious area in the Pacific known as the Dragon Sea is enthusiastically described by the investigator of the Bermuda Triangle, who reports and analyzes on the hundreds of vessels that sailed in the region and disappeared. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, 208pp, new, Fine. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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5 Berlitz, Charles Dragon's Triangle, The

New York: Wynwood Press 1989. A mysterious area in the Pacific known as the Dragon Sea is enthusiastically described by the investigator of the Bermuda Triangle, who reports and analyzes on the hundreds of vessels that sailed in the region and disappeared. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, 208pp, new, Fine. 
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6 Berlitz, Charles Dragon's Triangle, The

New York: Wynwood Press 1989. A mysterious area in the Pacific known as the Dragon Sea is enthusiastically described by the investigator of the Bermuda Triangle, who reports and analyzes on the hundreds of vessels that sailed in the region and disappeared. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, 208pp, new, Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Berlitz, Charles Without a Trace

New York: Doubleday and Company 1977. Berlitz returns to his favorite haunt, the Bermuda Triangle, and tells some more tales of mysterious happenings in the area. Dust jacket rubbed, map endpapers, 8vo halfbound in tan and brown cloth, 16pp of b&w photos, text drawings, 180pp, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Binns, Ronald Loch Ness Mystery Solved, The

Buffalo NY: Prometheus Books 1984. Binns provides a definitive account of the 50-year quest for the monster, and a convincing solution to one of the greatest mysteries of natural history. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w photos, bibliography, index, 228pp, some stamps on lower edges o/w no marks, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Brittain, Robert Rivers, Man and Myths

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1958, 1st edition. Brittain traces the relationships between man and rivers from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages. Dust jacket a bit worn with small hole in spine, 8vo in blue cloth, 2 maps, 19 b&w plates, 2 drawings, index, 288pp, a satin on the lower corner of the last few pages, clean and tight, Good/Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Carey, George Faraway Time and Place, A

Washington-New York: Robert B. Luce, Inc. 1971, 1st printing. Carey presents a harvest of the tales, anecdotes, proverbial speech, legends, riddling, and superstitions of the people of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Dust jacket rubbed and lightly chipped, 8vo in maroon cloth, map endpapers, 8vo, 256pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Costello, Peter In Search of Lake Monsters

New York: Coward, McCann, and Geoghegan 1974, 1st US edition. A monster safari spanning five continents exploring that shadowy boundary between science and mystery, lore and literature. Dust jacket rubbed, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and green paper, 16pp of b&w plates, text drawings, bibliography, index, 354pp, previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Donnelly, Ignatius Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, Classic Illustrated Edition of 1882, 1985, 5th printing. The classic text on the subject, originally published in 1882, by the father of Atlantology. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, illustrated with over 130 text figures, index, 490pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Ellis, Arthur J. Divining Rod, The: A History of Water Witching

Washington: GPO, US Geological Survey, Water-Supply Paper No. 416, [1917] 1934, 2nd printing. Ellis presents a history of water-finding superstitions and an unequivocal denial of the validity of the art, as well as an extensive and invaluable 27-page bibliography. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, illustrated, index, 59pp, two lines underlined only o/w no marks, clean, a near Fine copy of a useful reference work on the subject. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Harden Devil's Tramping Ground, The

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press 1949. SIGNED by author John Harden. A collection of North Carolina mysteries, historical and otherwise, originally presented on the radio program 'Tales of Tar Heelia.' Dust jacket,8vo in red cloth, x+178pp, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Heyerdahl, Thor Ra Expeditions, The

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, 1971 1st US edition. The author of Kon-Tiki explores whether men could have sailed across the Atlantic on reed rafts before Columbus. Dust jacket wrinkled on rear cover, large 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, 111 full-color photographs, 341pp, tape marks on boards, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Heyerdahl, Thor Ra Expeditions, The

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, 1971 1st US edition. The author of Kon-Tiki explores whether men could have sailed across the Atlantic on reed rafts before Columbus. Dust jacket rubbed with chips and tears at corners, large 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, 111 full-color photographs, 341pp, tape marks on boards, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Hine, C. G. Woodside: The North End of Newark NJ

no city: Hine's Annual 1909. An extraordinary, and quite scarce, collection of history, legends, and ghost stories of the Woodside area gathered from records and older inhabitants. No dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, 16 b&w plates, appendix, 1870 census of Woodside, index, 308pp, case in poor condition (boards heavily mottled and bottom edge frayed, lower portion of spine missing) but binding tight, contents clean with no marks, excellent reading copy, overall Fair. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Kusche, Lawrence D. Bermuda Triangle Mystery Solved, The

New York: Harper & Row Publishers 1974, 1st edition. A reporter thoroughly and persuasively debunks the entire myth simply by checking the existing records, and without leaving his office. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 14 b&w plates, maps, extensive bibliography, index, 302pp, small smudge on bottom edges, contents clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
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19 Kusche, Lawrence D. Bermuda Triangle Mystery Solved, The

New York: Harper & Row Publishers 1975, 1st edition. A reporter thoroughly and persuasively debunks the entire myth simply by checking the existing records, and without leaving his office. No dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in black cloth and yellow paper, 14 b&w plates, maps, extensive bibliography, index, 302pp, tight with no marks, Very Good/-. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Ley, Willy Another Look at Atlantis

New York: Bell Publishing Company 1969. The popular science writer takes another look at the lost continent question--and includes 15 other essays. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy faux leather, illustrated with text drawings, 229pp, previous owner's name on title o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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