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woodcut

[′wu̇d‚kət]
(graphic arts)
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(20) Nevertheless, since all the books so far identified are Korean typographic or xylographic editions printed before 1600 and in view of the difficulties in acquiring Korean books during the Edo period (see below), the likelihood is that most of the 242 titles entered Shorin's hands in the 1590s in the wake of the invasion of Korea.
Other editions of Kagyur such as sTog, Ulan Bator Them spang ma, Phug brag and even the Narthang xylographic edition supports this reading with omission.
Xylographic block-printing of individual pages of the Quran was widespread in Cairo as early as the tenth century, and similar engraved blocks were used to stamp sacks in the markets of Islamic Spain a century later.
The development and expansion of Sibao's publishing operations were heavily shaped by local circumstances: geographical isolation, fortuitous access to raw materials, strong lineage, and ethnic (Hakka) identities, as well as the inherent simplicity and portability of xylographic printing.