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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 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
open BBP 86 open 73 73
open Cama open 46 46
open HP ms 78 open 20 19 1
close   HP ms 9 open 59 59
101r Anushirvan enthroned open              
153v Ardashir Babakan enthroned open              
156v Ardavan led captive before Ardashir open              
159r Ardashir comes to the court of Ardavan open              
163r Iskandar sees the marvels of the eastern sea open              
166r Iskandar emerges from the Land of Darkness open              
172v Iskandar in the land of the Brahmins open              
179v Iskandar enthroned open              
180v Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
190r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
190v Faramarz mourns Rustam and Zavara open              
195v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
211v Isfandiyar kills Gurgsar during the seventh labour open              
212v Isfandiyar's sixth labour: he escapes from a snow storm open              
214v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
215v Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
216r Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
222r Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains open              
226v battle scene open              
230v Gushtasp enthroned open              
231r Sultan Mahmud holds court open              
240v Luhrasp enthroned open              
248r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
248v Hum captures Afrasiyab open              
262v Kay Khusrau fights Afrasiyab again open              
263v Kay Khusrau kills Shida open              
274r The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
285r Bizhan kills Human open              
297v Scene from the Barzunama open              
301v Scene from the Barzunama open              
329r Rustam and Bizhan defeat Afrasiyab in battle open              
330v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
338r Manizha is brought to the pit open              
344v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
352v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
359r Rustam captures and kills Kamus open              
361r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
375r The Iranians and Turanians fight a second time open              
381r Jarira commits suicide over her son's body open              
388v Kay Khusrau enthroned open              
402r Guruy executes Siyavush open              
419r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
426r Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
438r Kay Kavus airborne open              
442v Kay Kavus returns to Iran and rewards Rustam for his deeds open              
450r Kay Kavus enthroned open              
451v Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
455r Afrasiyab executes Nauzar open              
462r The birth of Rustam open              
471r Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up open              
476r The Simurgh brings Zal to Sam open              
477v Manuchihr enthroned open              
483r The murder of Iraj open              
498r Faridun enthroned open              
503r Zahhak enthroned open              
506v Kayumars enthroned open              
I.001v Illuminated title page (verso side) open              
I.002r Illuminated title page (recto side) open              
I.011r Illuminated unvan open              
open R 377 open 51 51
open R 415a open 64 64
open R VII 90 open 13 3 10
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