VI.F.3.a [VI.E.3.a]: "Work in Progress"/Finnegans Wake Typescripts: Partial Earlier Typing of a Page for transition 27/Finnegans Wake II.3§4 (1938):
Material Description and Collation: The manuscript consists of a loose sheet of unlined, ivory paper, watermarked with an image of a hot air balloon and "VIDALON" underneath. It is a double-spaced typewritten top (original) black ink copy, with no corrections or additions; the verso is blank.
Measurements: The manuscript measures 27.0 x 21.0 cm.
Pagination: The number "– 2 –" was typed in the upper right corner of the page.
Contents: The manuscript is a discarded earlier attempt at typing a page of the typescript of the "Butt and Taff" section for transition 27 (February-March 1938). See transition 27, 59.19–20 as well as FW 338.20–22.
JJA Draft Code: II.3§4.5|-.
Dating: The manuscript was probably typed in early 1938.
Publication: The typescript was reproduced in black and white photo-facsimile on JJA 55.191. The manuscript was folded in half horizontally.
Notes: This is a discarded earlier attempt at typing this page of the typescript; the retyping is BL MS 47480, f. 72r (see JJA 55.137).