Pochoir prints from “Le Livre de la vérité de la Parole.” A limited edition of only 150, this was a set of plates sold in a slip case. There were 106 plates in black and white and color along with other plates, and a text drawn from ancient Egyptian writings by Joseph Charles Mardrus. François-Louis Schmied did the plates. It was printed in Paris in 1929.

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