In any event, the idea, later developed by Medina and Retana, that xylography was used before a real printing-press was established, may have come from this not wholly accurate note. From Wordnik.com. [Doctrina Christiana The first book printed in the Philippines, Manila, 1593.] Reference
It is in the fragments, now so rare and precious, of some alphabets -- of some small grammars published for the use of schools about the middle of the fifteenth century -- or in the letters distributed in Germany by the religious bodies commissioned to collect alms, that bibliographers now seek to discover the first processes employed by the inventors of xylography and typography. From Wordnik.com. [The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851] Reference
Third year, architectural drawing 7 drawing and modeling of the human figure and modeling of ornaments 10 anatomy 1 xylography, architecture, sculpture or chasing 24. From Wordnik.com. [The Condition and Tendencies of Technical Education in Germany] Reference
It existed at first in manuscript (indeed a manuscript copy is still in existence in the library of the British Museum); but at a very early period it was reproduced by xylography, then coming into use in Europe. From Wordnik.com. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne] Reference
Second year, architectural drawing 7 drawing and modeling of the human figure and modeling of ornaments 20 history of art 1 style 1 perspective and shadows 2 anatomy, xylography, architecture, sculpture, or chasing 10. From Wordnik.com. [The Condition and Tendencies of Technical Education in Germany] Reference
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