THE CABINET OF CURIOSITIES SERIES BY TROY TAYLOR

I. CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
The History of the Supernatural in 20 Objects

II. CABINET OF CURIOSITIES 2
America's Unexplained in 20 Objects

III. CABINET OF CURIOSITIES 3 -- Coming Soon!
The Haunted History of America's Asylums, Prisons & Hospitals
 
CABINET OF CURIOSITIES:
THE HISTORY OF THE SUPERNATURAL IN 20 OBJECTS
BY TROY TAYLOR   $20.00

During all of recorded history, man has been fascinated with the trappings of the supernatural, from ghost stories and strange events to possible communication with the other side. In the first book of its kind, author Troy Taylor traces the historical events that make up the supernatural world as we know it today by using 20 objects that made their mark on its past. This isn't another volume on haunted objects, but a book tracing a wide range of different items that represent the history of the supernatural, from a spirit trumpet of the Spiritualist movement to a small bell from Borley Rectory; a camera that tells the story of spirit photography; a radio that details communication with the dead; a child's leather ball; a broken door; a stack of letters that proved life after death; and much more. The author invites you to re-live the events and stories that created the paranormal as we know it today through objects that were worn, carried, used and manifested through a fascinating period of history. It's a book unlike anything that has ever been attempted before and a perfect addition to every ghost enthusiast's library!
Journey back in time and discover the history of the supernatural as we know it today through a wide range of actual objects that have been collected by Troy Taylor to trace the evolution of modern acceptance of the unexplained. Find out how the rise of the dead in 19th century America created the ghost hunting movement that we think of today through mediums, séances and Spiritualism and see how belief in communication with the dead shaped not only our nation, but the entire history of the world. Then follow a journey that will include these stories, among others...
* Spirit Trumpet: Rise of the Dead in the Nineteenth Century
* Shackles & Chains: The True story of Delphine Lalaurie
* Box of Letters: Mystery of the "Watseka Wonder"
* Camera: The story of Spirit Photography
* Ouija Board: Talking with the Dead
* Spirit Cabinet: Channeling the Power of the Dead
* Winchester Rifle: A heir to a fortune builds a mansion for the dead
* Small Bell: The making of the modern ghost hunter at Borley Rectory
* Zener Cards: A strange tale of a true medium that changed history
* Radio: Communication with the spirit world no longer needs a talking board
* Hospital Desk and Chair: the story of an exorcism that changes America's belief in the supernatural
* Airplane Parts: A ghostly flight crew sends chills through America's airline industry
* Telephone: A front page newspaper photo exposes a genuine American poltergeist
And ... a children's picture book that changed the history of Spirit Photography; a folding carpenter's ruler that exposed a medium; an ordinary building brick that influences a belief in residual hauntings; an unbroken door that uncovers the truth of a haunting that galvanized the world; old records that told the true tale of a famous haunted house; a leather ball that was used by a ghost; a burned and twisted metal gate that provided real physical evidence of the spirit world; and more! 
This is a volume like nothing that has ever been attempted by a ghost book author before -- which means that it must come from Troy Taylor, one of the most ground-breaking authors writing about the supernatural today!




 
CABINET OF CURIOSITIES 2
AMERICA'S UNEXPLAINED IN 20 OBJECTS
BY TROY TAYLOR  $18.00

Mysteries have baffled us since time began and no one knows that better than author Troy Taylor, who pulls open the curtain on another collection of the strange and the unusual from the weirdest corners of America. In this second book in a series, he traces the history of the unexplained in the United States by using 20 bizarre objects that made a mark on the world of the weird as we know it! In these startling exhibits, readers will marvel at objects that might never know existed, like plaster casts of hairy giants; a frozen monster that may – or may not have been – a hoax; cellar stones from a vanished town; a cannonball fired at a winged creature; metal bolts from a bridge that collapsed mysteriously; evidence of giant birds; a photograph that shouldn’t exist – and yet scores of people remember seeing it; the wreckage of an airship that couldn’t possibly exist – and yet it did; a horned human skull; bones of giants; unbelievable objects that have fallen from the sky; furniture burned by inexplicable means; a poison-scented handkerchief left by an elusive gasser; and much more! Pay your admission and come inside – the strange side of America is waiting for you!
Just how weird is America? Come inside and find out... Join author Troy Taylor as he takes you back in time to the days of the American sideshow, when anything seemed possible -- and probably was! In this compelling, weird, bizarre and head-scratching book, he reveals the mysteries that have been haunting America for centuries, from enigmatic spook lights to mysterious figures that vanish without a trace, time slips, strange happenings, objects, people and artifacts that should never have existed -- and yet they did -- and much more! Some of the weird objects linked to the unexplained include:
* Plaster Casts: Monsters in the woods during American history
* Minnesota Iceman: A carnival sideshow attraction that was a clever hoax -- or was it?
* Broken Ship's Compass: The unsolved mystery of the Mary Celeste
* Stones from a Cellar Wall: the true story of what really happened at Dudleytown
* Stephen Decatur's cannonball: Did the American hero really fire a shot at the Jersey Devil?
* Metal Bolts from a Lost Bridge: Did the mysterious Mothman really cause a terrible disaster?
* A Lock of White Hair: Did giant birds really invade America in 1977 -- and was a boy almost carried away by them?
* The Thunderbird Photograph: America's most famous photo of the unexplained -- did it really exist?
* Horned Human Skull: Weirdo's, monsters and giants... what has American archaeology been covering up?
* Picture Postcard: The story of the mysterious Hornet Spook Light, a Route 66 attraction
* Empty Bottles: The story of "Popper the Poltergeist," America's first paranormal reality TV show
* A Poison-Scented Handkerchief: The weird tales of America's "Mad Gassers"
And... a mysterious rock painting of a mythical creature -- that may have been real; mystery airships that wreaked havoc across the country; a t-shirt linked to the bizarre history of werewolves in America; a patch of dead grass that marked the last location of a man who vanished without a trace; the mummy of a little man that should not have existed; rocks, ice, fish, frogs, blood and more strange things that have fallen from the skies; burned furniture linked to one of the strangest poltergeist cases in American history; a red-winter parka that was last seen on a girl who vanished -- one of many who walked a deadly trail to another place and time; and more!

 This is another volume like nothing that has ever been attempted by a paranormal writer before -- which means that it must come from Troy Taylor, one of the most ground-breaking authors writing about the unexplained today!




 

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