MS PUL Woolner 0265 (Tarkasaṃgraha)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0265
Catalogue No. 148  (Vol. II, p. 10)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (left margins [recto and verso] stained by moisture; text in perfect condition)

Size in mm

Folio 310 x 120  (measuring with the help of the measuring tape on the shots)
Writing Area 210-223 x 75  (varying writing area; measuring with the help of the measuring tape on the shots)

Margin Lines

Type triple
Colour red

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 6
Akṣaras per Line 39

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 13
Foliation (from Label) 11  (the only nāgarī number; all other numbers on label 1 [front cover] and label 2 [fol. 1r] are written in arabic)
Physical Completeness complete  (presumably; MS completely photographed)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Textual Completeness of the Work complete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright  (slightly cursive but perfectly clear; ''double spaced'' line pitch, i.e., as large as heigth of akṣaras)
No. of Hands two
Punctuation red coloured double daṇḍas throughout

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers double daṇḍas and red and black wavy lines at the end of the last line (11r)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
upper left corner
Script of Pagination nāgarī
Number of Hands one

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ta.saṃ.ha
Location only on folio 1v, above pagination

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line number added to the marginal, alignment  (kākapādas only for the second hand additions)
Style of Writing upright, smaller, very neatly written; at least two different hands  (one hand is probably the same as the one of the main text)
Frequency very frequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 10) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, black ink, nāgarī, m.sec.) / Concluding elements (11r,5)
Tarka Sangraha
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Uniform Title Tarkasaṃgraha

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, 10)
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (11r,5)
Annam Bhatta
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Uniform Name Annambhaṭṭa

Person Related to MS
Mukund Lal
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: Signature of a librarian
Devīdittā Miśra
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (11r,6)
Uniform Name Mukund Lal

16. (..) 1917
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: reading of month uncertain; January?
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (11r,6)