Ripley's Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre, Amazing, Strange, Inexplicable, Weird, and All True!

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre, Amazing, Strange, Inexplicable, Weird, and All True!

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AN ASTONISHING TOUR OF THE MOST BIZARRE AND AMAZING OCCURRENCES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE!

Ripleys Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre is the weirdest, wackiest, most outrageously srange collection of feats, stories, facts and records— all real and all recorded by the editors of Ripley's Believe It or Not!
More than 6,000 mind boggling oddities!
More than 1,400 eye-popping photographs, illustrations and cartoons!
Covers every subject including Accidents and Disasters; Feats and Stunts, Prophecies, Coincidences, Animals, Human Anatomy, Sports, Weather, Architecture, Archaeology, the Unexplained and more!

IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN!

WHERE ELSE CAN YOU LEARN THAT:
  • AN ESTIMATED 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 SNOWFLAKES HAVE FALLEN TO THE EARTH SINCE THE EARTH WAS FORMED!
  • QUEEN ISABEAU OF BAVARIA USED A MIXTURE OF BOAR'S BRAINS, CROCODILE GLANDS, AND WOLF BLOOD AS SKIN LOTION!
  • ALFRED LANGEVIN COULD SMOKE A PIPE, PLAY A RECORDER, SMOKE A CIGARETTE AND EVEN BLOW UP A BALLOON THROUGH HIS EYE!
  • ANNA BREAD MARRIED JOHN BUTTER IN LEEDS, ENGLAND, APRIL 22, 1926!
  • PHIL TURCO OF MADISON, WISCONSIN, SWALLOWED 339 GOLDFISH IN TWO HOURS!


Grand Central Pub
AN ASTONISHING TOUR OF THE MOST BIZARRE AND AMAZING OCCURRENCES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE!

Ripleys Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre is the weirdest, wackiest, most outrageously srange collection of feats, stories, facts and records— all real and all recorded by the editors of Ripley's Believe It or Not!
More than 6,000 mind boggling oddities!
More than 1,400 eye-popping photographs, illustrations and cartoons!
Covers every subject including Accidents and Disasters; Feats and Stunts, Prophecies, Coincidences, Animals, Human Anatomy, Sports, Weather, Architecture, Archaeology, the Unexplained and more!

IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN!

WHERE ELSE CAN YOU LEARN THAT:
  • AN ESTIMATED 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 SNOWFLAKES HAVE FALLEN TO THE EARTH SINCE THE EARTH WAS FORMED!
  • QUEEN ISABEAU OF BAVARIA USED A MIXTURE OF BOAR'S BRAINS, CROCODILE GLANDS, AND WOLF BLOOD AS SKIN LOTION!
  • ALFRED LANGEVIN COULD SMOKE A PIPE, PLAY A RECORDER, SMOKE A CIGARETTE AND EVEN BLOW UP A BALLOON THROUGH HIS EYE!
  • ANNA BREAD MARRIED JOHN BUTTER IN LEEDS, ENGLAND, APRIL 22, 1926!
  • PHIL TURCO OF MADISON, WISCONSIN, SWALLOWED 339 GOLDFISH IN TWO HOURS!


Baker & Taylor
Offers a collection of brief reports of unusual and noteworthy developments, from remarkable achievements by children to rainfalls of animals and objects.

Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9781579122164
1579122167
Branch Call Number: 031.02 Ripley 2002
Characteristics: 318 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm

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