MS PUL Woolner 7713 (Gādādharī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7713
Catalogue No. 58  (Vol. II, p. 4)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition worn/brittle  (first two leaves badly worm eaten, others in better condition)

Size in mm

Folio 260 x 100  (approximate measuring by means of the cutting mat on the shot)
Writing Area various

Margin Lines

Type other  (none and four)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) various; 9-13
Akṣaras per Line various

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 90  (90 stray leaves)
Foliation (from Label) 90  (90 stray leaves)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī  (all of the stray leaves)
Style of Writing various; from neatly upright to sloppy and cursive
No. of Hands more than two  (15 at least)
Punctuation various

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation various  (upper left and/or lower right corner; mostly on recto folios [?]; sometimes none)
Number of Hands various
Further Features

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma.  (in the majority of cases)
Location lower right corner
Further Features

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation various
Location upper left corner  (often none)
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method various
Frequency very frequent  (some folios without)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 4) / PUL Label
Uniform Title Gādādharī