Divided into countries and continents, this book covers a number of natural and paranormal events not normally found in other similar tomes. Some of the more unusual topics covered include lizard birds and death birds; Prester John’s kingdom ; the Mad Gasser of Mattoon (!); Pope Joan; the Golden Fleece; the Crystal Skulls of doom; the moving stones of Death Valley; the car that killed James Dean; the Versaille time-slip; Count St. Germain, man of mystery; the Pied Piper – fact or folklore? and so much more. Lavishly illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, woodcuts and etchings.