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open Armenia 1 1 62 62
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 4 37 63 9 27 17 6 2 2
open Denmark 2 38 75 6 16 31 16 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 238 70 72 49 14 11 21 1
open France 9 62 1005 10 190 280 285 85 108 47
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
open Germany 10 49 1237 41 182 341 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
close India 37 109 3003 75 381 405 733 83 1028 17 281
close Aligarh, Maulana Azad Library open 10 102 4 12 86
close Alwar, Government Museum open 3 196 11 15 170
close Amritsar, Kasla College open 2 0
Baroda, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery open 0 0
close Calcutta, Asiatic Society of Bengal open 1 0
close Calcutta, Indian Museum open 2 12 12
close Calcutta, National Library open 2 45 37 8
close Calcutta, Victoria Memorial Museum open 1 0
Chandigarh, Chandigarh Museum open 0 0
close Chandigarh and Patiala , State Archives open 3 0
close Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Government Oriental Mss & Res. Inst. open 3 64 62 2
close   1335 open 62 62
Binding open              
Doublure open              
001 Illuminated unvan open              
004 The coronation of Luhrasp open              
008v Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum open              
015v open              
019v Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains open              
023v Isfandiyar goes to war against Arjasp open              
025rA Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
025rB Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
025v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
026r Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress open              
026v Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
027v Isfandiyar's sixth labour: he escapes from a snow storm open              
028r Isfandiyar kills Gurgsar during the seventh labour open              
029v Isfandiyar's sisters recognize him in merchant's clothes open              
030r Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters open              
039v The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar open              
040r Zavara and Faramarz kill Isfandiyar's sons Nush-Azar and Mihr-i Nush open              
041r Rustam retreats from his first battle with Isfandiyar open              
041v The Simurgh healing Rakhsh's wounds open              
043r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
047r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
049r The execution of Faramarz open              
052r The enthronement of Dara, son of Darab open              
056v Dara is killed by his own ministers open              
062v Iskandar kills Fur open              
070r Approaching Babylon Iskandar meets Gushbistar open              
073r Ardashir hunts with Ardavan's sons open              
075r The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir open              
079r Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game open              
087v Shapur son of Ardashir enthroned open              
094r Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada open              
095v A sea monster kills Yazdagird open              
097r Bahram Gur, Munzir and Nu'man receive a Persian delegation at Jahrum open              
098v Bahram Gur enthroned open              
100v The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina open              
108v The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz open              
112r The coronation of Shiruy (Qubad) open              
116v Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz open              
122r Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam open              
127v Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird open              
141v Khusrau Parviz goes to Rum open              
151r Bahram Chubina and Khusrau Parviz fight for the third time open              
151v Bahram Chubina captures Nastuh open              
157r Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina dispute kingship rights open              
164v Caesar writes again to Khusrau Parviz open              
201r Anushirvan sits before the chessboard sent by the Raja of Hind open              
open 1871 open 2 2
open History 212 open 0
close Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh State Museum open 1 4 4
Hyderabad, Birla Museum open 0 0
close Hyderabad, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Hyderabad open 1 1 1
close Hyderabad, The Salar Jung Museum open 8 298 48 221 19 10
close Jaipur, City Palace Museum open 1 0
close Lucknow, Lucknow Museum open 2 0
close Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya open 3 10 4 6
close Mumbai (Bombay), Hakim Collection open 1 0
close Mumbai (Bombay), The K.R. Cama Oriental Institute open 7 326 46 186 83 11
close New Delhi, National Archives open 1 0
close New Delhi, National Museum open 15 558 195 42 78 233 10
close Patna, Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library open 19 990 29 127 247 97 466 17 7
close Rampur, Rampur Raza Library open 10 318 55 66 197
close Secunderabad (Haydarabad), R.K. Tanden Collection open 2 0
Thanjavur Mhraja Serfoji's Sarasvati Mahal Library, Mahal Campus, Thanjavur 613009, Tamilnadu, India , Royal Palace Library open 0 0
close Vadoda, Baroda Museum open 4 0
close Vadoda, Baroda Oriental Institute open 1 0
close Varanasi, Bharat Kala Bhavan open 2 16 4 10 2
close Varanasi, Central Library, Benares Hindu University open 4 63 63
open Iran 19 100 2225 4 144 740 344 106 653 234
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 631 108 62 144 151 106 58 2
open Israel 2 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 334 1 16 90 176 51
open Kuwait 2 18 58 9 36 1 1 2 9
open Malaysia 2 4 18 2 15 1
open Netherlands 1 1 20 20
open Pakistan 17 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 167 6 10 18 133
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1148 53 149 202 450 162 131 1
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 129 629 45 150 195 97 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 81 1285 140 595 468 79 3
open UK 27 336 4412 36 750 1186 1072 421 745 12 186
open USA 44 418 3382 299 283 723 988 260 683 33 111
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 10 512 406 48 51 7
open private collections 14 43 240 121 8 21 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0