Author:Faulks, Philippa; Robert L D Cooper ( Count Alessandro di Cagliostro was the alias of the occultist Giuseppe Balsamo -related)

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The Masonic Magician: The Life and Death of Count Cagliostro and His Egyptian Rite ( Count Alessandro di Cagliostro was the alias of the occultist Giuseppe Balsamo )( Freemasons, Masons; Freemasonry )

By: Faulks, Philippa; Robert L D Cooper ( Count Alessandro di Cagliostro was the alias of the occultist Giuseppe Balsamo -related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY / London, England, N.Y. / New York / London, UK: Watkins Publishing, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156724

ISBN: 1905857829

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hard cover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, 317 pages, colour and b&w illustrations/photos, ---"Count Alessandro Cagliostro was a cult figure in European society in the tumultuous years leading to the French Revolution. As an alchemist, healer, and Freemason, he inspired both wild devotion and savage ridicule, becoming the subject of novels by Alexander Dumas, a drama by Goethe, and Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute. But Cagliostro’s sincere belief in the magical powers, even the immortality, of what he called the Egyptian ... View more info