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By: FRELLER, Thomas.
Publisher: Malta: Colour Image, 1997. 9990984042:
Seller ID: 41437
1st edition."The self-styled Count Alessandro Cagliostro alias the Sicilian Giuseppe Balsamo was surely one of the most controversial figures of all times. In the late 18th century, his fame reached from Lisbon to St Petersburg, from London to Rome. He was a hypnotizer, an alchemist, a scholar of cabbala, the founder of several lodges of Freemasonry, and, above all, a person of an extraordinary great charisma....It was in Malta, he alleged, that he turned from a naive adolescent to a master of mystery and secrets notorious all over Europe." Pp.xii/115, 18 black & white illustrations. Paperbac... View more info