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Mysteries of the Unknown: Alien Encounters by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Eastern Mysteries by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mysterious Creatures by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mysterious World by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mystic Quests by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Powers of Healing by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Psychic Voyages by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Secrets of the Alchemists by George Constable
Mysteries of The Unknown: Spirit Summonings by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: The Mind and Beyond by Time-Life Books
Mysteries of the Unknown: Utopian Visions by George Constable
Mysteries of the Unknown: Psychic Powers by Time-Life Books2
Mysteries of the Unknown: Hauntings by Time-Life Books3
Mysteries of the Unknown: Cosmic Duality by Time-Life Books4
Mysteries of the Unknown: Phantom Encounters by Time-Life Books5
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mysterious Lands and Peoples by Time-Life Books6
Mysteries of the Unknown: Earth Energies by Time-Life Books Editors7
Mysteries of the Unknown: The UFO Phenomenon by Time-Life Books8
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mind Over Matter by Time-Life Books9
Mysteries of the Unknown: Time and Space by Time-Life Books10
Mysteries of the Unknown: Transformations by Time-Life Books11
Mysteries of the Unknown: Search for the Soul by Time-Life Books12
Mysteries of the Unknown: Magical Arts by Time-Life Books13
Mysteries of the Unknown: Dreams and Dreaming by Time-Life Books14
Mysteries of the Unknown: The Psychics by Time-Life Books15
Mysteries of the Unknown: Search for Immortality by Time-Life Books16
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mystic Places by Time-Life Books17
Mysteries of the Unknown: Mystical Year by Time-Life Books18
Mysteries of the Unknown: Ancient Wisdom and Secret Sects by Time-Life Books19
Mysteries of the Unknown: Cosmic Connections by Time-Life Books20
Mysteries of the Unknown: Visions and Prophecies by Time-Life Books21
Mysteries of the Unknown: Witches and Witchcraft by Time-Life Books22
Mysteries of the Unknown: Master Index and Illustrated Symbols by Time-Life BooksIndex
Time-Life Books "Mysteries of the Unknown" Series (Mysteries of the Unknown, Full set, 33 volumes) by Editors of Time-Life Booksset

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Mysteries of the Unknown is a series of books about the paranormal, published by Time-Life Books from 1987 through 1991. Each book focused on a different topic, such as ghosts, UFOs, psychic powers and dreams. The series was very successful for Time-Life Books. Within 15 months of the series' release, it had broken every sales record for the company.

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