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Author Sommers, Susan Mitchell, 1961-
Title The Siblys of London : a family on the esoteric fringes of Georgian England / Susan Mitchell Sommers.
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]

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Author Sommers, Susan Mitchell, 1961-
Series Oxford studies In Western Esotericism
Oxford studies in Western esotericism.
Subject Sibly, E. (Ebenezer), 1751-1800.
Sibly, Manoah, 1757-1840.
Occultism -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Occultism -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 340 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Ebenezer Sibly was a quack doctor, plagiarist, and masonic ritualist in late eighteenth-century London; his brother Manoah was a respectable accountant and pastor who ministered to his congregation without pay for fifty years. Drawing on such sources as ratebooks and pollbooks, personal letters and published sermons, burial registers and horoscopes, Susan Sommers has woven together an engaging microhistory that offers useful revisions to existing scholarly accounts of brothers Ebenezer and Manoah, while locating the entire Sibly family in the esoteric byways of the eighteenth and early ninetee.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 23, 2018).
ISBN 9780190687335 (electronic book)
0190687339 (electronic book)
9780190687342 (electronic book)
0190687347 (electronic book)
9780190687359
0190687355
9780190687328 (hardcover)
OCLC # 1028609750
Additional Format Print version: Sommers, Susan Mitchell, 1961- Siblys of London. New York : Oxford University Press, 2018 9780190687328 (DLC) 2018001884


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