Block book
Block book Block" book` A book printed from engraved wooden blocks instead of movable types. [1913 Webster]

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  • block book — ▪ publishing       book printed from wooden blocks on which the text and illustration for each page had to be painstakingly cut by hand. Such books were distinct from printed books after the invention of movable type, in which words were made up… …   Universalium

  • block book — noun : a book in which the entire text and illustrations are block printed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Block book — Книга, отпечатанная с деревянных форм; ксилографическая книга …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • block book system — An abstract of property assessed for taxes and also of property unrendered and of which owners were unknown, together with maps and plats. Southern Surety Co. v. Lafferty, Tex.Civ.App., 43 S.W.2d 460, 463 …   Black's law dictionary

  • block book system — An abstract of property assessed for taxes and also of property unrendered and of which owners were unknown, together with maps and plats. Southern Surety Co. v. Lafferty, Tex.Civ.App., 43 S.W.2d 460, 463 …   Black's law dictionary

  • Anopistographic block book — Книга с текстом, отпечатанным с деревянных досок на одной стороне листа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Block booking — is a system of selling multiple films to a theater as a unit. Block booking was the prevailing practice among Hollywood s major studios from the turn of the 1930s through the late 1940s, when it was outlawed by a Supreme Court decision. Under… …   Wikipedia

  • Block E (Minneapolis) — Block E is the name of a block on Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis that is also bordered by 7th Street, 1st Avenue North, and 6th Street. It is considered part of the Downtown West neighborhood in Minneapolis, but the block is more of a… …   Wikipedia

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