Xylography



the art of engraving on wood, or of printing from such engravings.
historical examples

from xylographs to lead molds; a.d. 1440-a.d. 1921 h. c. forster
mrs. hale’s receipts for the million sarah josepha hale
engraving: its origin, processes, and history henri delaborde

noun
the art, craft, or process of printing from wooden blocks

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