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PHOTOCREDITS

The anaesthetist applies acupuncture during surgery in a Beijing hospital. (By permission of Archive Photos/Camera Press.) Two alchemists at work from Ulstadius; an early 16th-century woodcut. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.) Woman undergoing vibrasound therapy at the Festival of Mind, Body, and Spirit, 1991. (By per­ mission of Guy Lyon Playfair/Fortean Picture Library.) Joan of Arc, who claimed to have seen appari­ tions of religious figures and to have heard what she believed were the voices of saints. (By per­ mission of Archive Photos.) From J. Buschius, 1702. (Facts On File.) An early depiction of the proposed Asian origins of Native American tribes on the North Ameri­ can continent. (By permission of the Debry Col­ lection.) Title page from Astrolgaster o f the Figure-Caster, John Melton’s critical appraisal of astrology and other mantic sciences, 1620. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.) Automatic writing sample in Old French by a psychic in Florida, 1988. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.) Avebury henge, Wiltshire. (By permission of Janet and Colin Bord/Fortean Picture Library.) Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.) Sir William F Barrett. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.) A frame from a film on Bigfoot, taken by Roger Patterson at Bluff Creek, northern California, 1967. (By permission of René Dahinden/Fortean Picture Library.) Madame Blavatsky. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.) Illustration of a man-eating plant from “The Purple Terror,” Strand Magazine, 1899, by Fred

M. White. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 47. Cattle mutilation at Morrill Farm in Piermost, New Hampshire, 1978. (By permission of Loren Coleman/Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 55. Photograph of first specimen of modern-day Latimeria coelacanth, 1939. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 57. Physical scientist cautiously works with various gases in laboratory. (By permission of Bayard Brattstrom/Visuals Unlimited.)

Page 63. Bank’s horse. (By permission of the Fortean Pic­ ture Library.)

Page 65. Clarence Darrow, who defended the right of John T. Scopes to teach the theory of evolution, at one time considered to be pseudoscientific, in a public school. (By permission of New York Times Co./Archive Photos.)

Page 66. Sir William Crookes. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 67. Photograph of crop circles found in southern England, 1995. There are 96 circles and three rings, which are roughly 400 feet from the top to bottom circles. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 69. Aleister Crowley, dressed as a magician, wearing a serpent crown and shown with a wand, cup, sword, bell, vial of holy oil, and The Book of the Law. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 71. Valentine Sapunov, a cryptozoologist and doctor of biological sciences from St. Petersburg, Rus­ sia, holds a plaster cast of a “snowman’s” foot­ print from the early 1990s. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 78. Ape photographed by geologist François de Loys, 1929, in Venezuela, South America. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

Page 80. Demonic guardian on the western façade of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris. (By permission of the Fortean Picture Library.)

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