Manuscript copies of printed books

mkapstei at UCHICAGO.EDU mkapstei at UCHICAGO.EDU
Thu Mar 22 22:31:13 UTC 2012

Among Tibetan materials one frequently encounters
manuscripts that were copied from xylographic prints.
The difficulty and cost of arranging for prints to
be struck from the blocks often meant that it was
both easier and more cost effective to prepare hand

Matthew T. Kapstein
Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies
The University of Chicago Divinity School
Directeur d'études
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris

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