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University of Chicago Library

Guide to Punci Rala, Medicinal Book circa 1800s

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Rala, Punci. Medicinal Book

Dates:

circa 1800s

Dates:

Crerar Ms 27

Size:

57 palm leaves (17.5 cm.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Handwritten collection in Pali/Sinhalese, of Sri Lankan folk medicine. On 57 palm leaves.

Information on Use

Access

Open for research. No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Rala, Punci, Medicinal Book, Crerar Ms 27, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Handwritten collection in Pali/Sinhalese, of Sri Lankan folk medicine. On 57 palm leaves. Inscribed first page: "Pat iru hata dekayi" (Palm leaves 62); and "Punci Ralage pota" (Punci Rala's book). Ex libris: "Punci Rala." Bound in painted wood boards, with modern cord and metal medallion.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 27