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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 495 - Vaidyanātha Pāyaguṇḍe, active 18th century - Kāvyapradīpaprabhā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 495 - Vaidyanātha Pāyaguṇḍe, active 18th century - Kāvyapradīpaprabhā
Author:
Vaidyanātha Pāyaguṇḍe, active 18th century.
Title:
Kāvyapradīpaprabhā, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (26 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript used for consultation and study and is a kind of treatise on Sanskrit poetry, poetics (alamkāraśāstra), and rhetoric; it is a supercommentary about a commentary (vyākhyā) written by Govindaṭhakkura on his own work, the Kāvyapradīpa. Manuscript comprises most of the fourth, all of the fifth, and part of the sixth sections (ullāsa) of the supercommentary.
Notes:
Title from internal colophon (f. 18r).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
26 leaves foliated 1-26, upper left verso; foliation occurred after partial manuscript was separated from larger text.
Internal colophon: iti śrīmatpadavākyapramāṇābhijñaśrīmattatsadrāmabhaṭṭasūrivarātmajarīvaidyanāthaviracitāyaṃ kāvyapradīpavyākhyā[ṃ] caturtha ullāsaḥ // (f. 18r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red on first two folios; vertical margins marked with quadruple black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 495
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 495
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
काव्यप्रदीपप्रभा, १७००-१८५०.
 
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