MS PUL Woolner 4989 (Arthasaṃgraha)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 4989
Catalogue No. 3  (one out of four copies of the same work listed under one and the same catalogue number in Vol. I, p. 110)
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good  (sides somewhat worn)

Size in mm

Folio 280 x 140
Writing Area 200 x 100

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13  (12-14)
Akṣaras per Line 32

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 16
Foliation (from Label) 16
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last written folio is foliated 16v

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation little space, no marks


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left and lower right margin
Number of Hands one

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation mī mā.  (sometimes ''mī sā.'')
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes above the line, alignment  (sometimes the line number is added to the marginal)
Style of Writing upright, smaller than main text, likely m.sec.
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 110) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (end colophon in 16v,14 continued in the left margin)
Uniform Title Arthasaṃgraha

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Logākṣi Bhāskara
   Source: PUL Label
Laugākṣi Bhāskara
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 110) / Concluding elements (16v,14 and continued in the right margin)
   Source: Text (16v,13)
Uniform Name Laugākṣi Bhāskara