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Tibetan Medical Paintings  

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Tibetan Medical Paintings: Illustrations to the Blue Beryl Treatise of Sangye Gyamtso (1653-1705 : Plates and Text)

Sangye Gyamtso

New York

Harry N. Abrams



2 volumes. ix, 170; vii, [173]-336 pp. Foreword by the 14th Dalai Lama. Introduction by Fernand Meyer. The Structure and Contents of the Four Tantras and Sangye Gyamtso's Commentary, the Blue Beryl by Gyurme Dorje. Profusely illustrated from paintings. 36x30 cm (14¼x11¾"), publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt, cloth-covered slipcase with printed paper wraparound label. 

"The medical paintings presented here illustrate the entire contents of a seventeenth century commentary on the most fundamental treatise of Tibetan medicine. Not only do they enable us to penetrate to the very heart of this venerable 'science of healing', but also to within many other fields of traditional Tibetan culture as well" -Fernand Meyer, introduction.

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Mild wear to slipcase, else fine.

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