Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers
Price: 175.00 USD
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1969. First edition. xi, 372 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket with small creased tear in top of front panel, light edge wear, no fading to spine panel, though. Very light small stain to top edge. A cult classic of paranormal philosophy that challenges the ETH or "Extra Terrestrial Hypothesis" of UFOs, written by a well-esteemed information scientist, mathematician, and UFOlogist, who was the basis of the character Lacombe in the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Passport to Magonia is one of the first books to look at UFO encounters in the context of worldwide mythology. The appendix alone spans 100 years of encounters and sightings and 197 pages. First Edition. Very Good.