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Published: 07 June 2018

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ISBN: 9780190687328


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The Siblys of London

A Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

Susan Mitchell Sommers

Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism

  • An engaging microhistory of Ebenezer Sibly, his brother Manoah, and the entire Sibly family
  • Based on a wide range of primary sources such as personal letters, sermons, and horoscopes
  • Explores Ebenezer Sibly's practice as a Mason ritualist, astrologer, forger, and quack doctor
  • Sheds new light on the esoteric byways of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in England