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    Sale 5246

    Prints & Multiples

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 221

    Ferdinand Springer (1907-1998)

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    Ferdinand Springer (1907-1998)

    Le Bardo Thodol, A. Maisonneuve, Paris, 1957
    the set of 12 etchings and aquatints in colours, on BFK Rives, with title, text and justification, copy number 42, from the edition of 99, with full margins, in very good condition, loose in paper covers with Tibetan script, with boards and slipcase(book)335 x 225 mm. (overall)


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    Post Lot Text

    The 'Bardo Thodol', otherwise known as 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead', is a funerary text that describes the experiences of the consciousness after death during the interval between death and rebirth.