First printing of this essential guide to the secret movements of the earth and the manifold horrors that fall from the skies.
Very good plus in very good plus jacket.
"Mysterious sounds near water are often created by fish which possess a surprising repertoire of vocal talents."
Sourcebook of eyewitness accounts of unusual natural phenomena, selected and compiled from the annals of respectable scientific publications on the basis of either inexplicability or being "curious to [Corliss] personally. Corliss, a successor to Charles Fort and a trained physicist who also wrote a number of educational works for NASA and the National Science Foundation, drew praise from Arthur C. Clarke for his scientific outlook–though "scientific" is here understood in relation to the methods of other Forteans, not other scientists. A useful and thorough reference work on fata morganas, mysterious sounds, earthquakes and tides, and sudden rains of frogs, gelatinous cubes, and "sundry inorganic matter".
Read more: Tanner Boyle, The Fortean Influence on Science Fiction.
Glen Arm, MD: The Sourcebook Project, (1977). 9'' x 6''. Original teal cloth. In original dust jacket. 542 pages. Previous owner's name in pen to front free endpaper. Moderate foxing to edges of text block and jacket verso; minor soil to boards. Jacket edges lightly scuffed.
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