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Woodcut

A block of wood with a letter or image cut into it. Woodcuts were used as an early way to print materials in large quantities. They developed in Asia.
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56, facsimile of xylograph (1366; Shanghai: Shanghai shudian, 1985), 19:10b-lla.
(63.) Xylograph., from Tibet, procured by Rahula Sankrtyayana.
The commentary's earliest xylograph from blocks that were carved in 1449 and housed in Dga' ldan monastery(81) has the identical reading of this passage, as have the other received xylographs of the same.
9.00pm: 1-2 Xamax Xylograph 7-2 Heavenly Duchess 6 Doras Miller, Lovely Quest 33 Moreton Jazz 50 Sallys Darling
As expected Linda Jones's Kegans Flyer showed his superior early and middle pace to kick away from his rivals on the first lap, and with Sexy Delight and Xamax Xylograph unable to cut loose from the pack, it appeared as though the brindle had stolen the race after holding on to his healthy advantage.
The plunge on Xamax Xylograph, available at a massive 2-1 off-course before she won a TV Trophy heat at 4-9 at Wimbledon in September, warrants a mention.
But it is hard to see too much downside when it comes to siding with Xamax Xylograph against Sexy Delight at the general -0.5 choice in the final of the Victor Chandler Marathon at 8.50pm.
Xamax Xylograph appears set for a solo next to the rails in the Victor Chandler Marathon and can outstay likely leader Jennys Penny to land the spoils.
So far as the best bet of the night is concerned, it is hard not to be sweet on the claims of Xamax Xylograph in the final of the Victor Chandler Marathon over 840m at 8.50pm.
The topics include a tentative history of the Sanskrit grammatical traditions in Nepal through the manuscript collections, teaching and learning Sanskrit through Tamil: evidence from manuscripts of the Amarokosa with Tamil annotations, typology of drawn frames in 16th-century Mang yul Gung thang xylographs, a fragment of the Vajramrtamahatantra: a critical edition of the leaves contained in Cambridge University Library Or.158.1, and towards a critical edition of Sankara's "longer" Aitareyopanisadbhasya: a preliminary report based on two Cambridge manuscripts.
5 Ana Lourdes Lopez Gonzalez The Landscape's Temporality Participative action art Xylographs printed on fabric and participants 2008 Photo: Roberto Tetlalmatzin Garcia
Pirovano's introduction rehearses this tradition and turns to fresh matters: new notices on Vellutello's life (1473-?), the xylographs commissioned for the commentary, Vellutello's philological work, digital versions of the commentary (all deplorably error-ridden), and the extent of Vellutello's debt to commentators besides Landino (particularly Martino Paolo Nibia, who edited Jacopo della Lana's commentary in 1478, and the Chiose Ambrosiane).