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The Romance of Sorcery

(1914)
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The shadow side of Sax Rohmer is revealed in this long- unobtainable volume. Widely known as the author of the popular Fu Manchu books, he was also a dedicated scholar of the occult and an adept in the mystic arts. Written for the layman, his only non-fiction work is this guide to the realm of magic in its many forms, beginning with the birth of sorcery in ancient Egypt. The Moslem djinns, the sibylls, the philosophy of the Magi, modes of divination, and magic of the Brahmins are all examined, as are the manifestations of sorcery in Europe including witchcraft at the French royal court and the infamous witch trials of Scotland. The stories of key figures such as Apollonius of Tyana, Nostradamus, Dr John Dee, and Cagliostro are recounted in detail, and there is a comprehensive index from alchemy to zodiac. Rohmer aims to bridge the gulf that has opened as a result of modernity between revealed religion and the ancient truths that need to be sought anew. There is no better general introduction to magic, sorcery, and the paranormal.


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March 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-4978-8990-1 / 978-1-4978-8990-3 (USA edition)
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May 2011 : UK Hardback

Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-415-60437-0 / 978-0-415-60437-6 (UK edition)
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September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-169-73963-6 / 978-1-169-73963-5 (USA edition)
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May 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-161-36545-1 / 978-1-161-36545-0 (USA edition)
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January 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Romance Of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-4446-5694-5 / 978-1-4446-5694-7 (UK edition)
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August 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-59224-268-5 / 978-1-59224-268-9 (USA edition)
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June 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Guide to Magic, Sorcery and the Paranormal
Author(s): Rohmer, Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-7103-0734-9 / 978-0-7103-0734-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Routledge
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June 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-89190-808-0 / 978-0-89190-808-1 (USA edition)
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January 1973 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-8103-4356-8 / 978-0-8103-4356-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gale Group
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery (Dover Books on the Occult)
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-486-78342-1 / 978-0-486-78342-0 (USA edition)
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March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-4979-8927-2 / 978-1-4979-8927-6 (USA edition)
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April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-415-60678-0 / 978-0-415-60678-3 (UK edition)
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-162-58189-1 / 978-1-162-58189-7 (USA edition)
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Romance Of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-4446-5616-3 / 978-1-4446-5616-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Obscure Press
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August 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 1-59224-267-7 / 978-1-59224-267-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wildside Press
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February 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Romance of Sorcery
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
ISBN: 0-7661-3224-2 / 978-0-7661-3224-5 (USA edition)
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Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Romance of Sorcery (Dover Books on the Occult)
Author(s): Sax Rohmer
Publisher: Dover Publications
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