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open Armenia 1 1 56 56
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 3 35 62 9 28 16 5 2 2
open Denmark 2 37 73 6 16 31 14 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 239 71 72 49 14 11 22
open France 9 61 1035 10 202 288 290 86 111 48
open Georgia 2 12 74 1 16 44 13
open Germany 9 46 1227 41 183 330 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
close India 38 109 3000 74 381 369 774 83 1028 17 274
close Aligarh, Maulana Azad Library open 10 102 4 12 86
close Alwar, Government Museum open 3 196 11 14 171
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 0
close Calcutta, Victoria Memorial Museum open 1 0
Chandigarh, Chandigarh Museum open 0 0
close Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Government Oriental Mss & Res. Inst. open 4 106 103 3
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 8 299 49 221 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 7 325 45 186 83 11
close New Delhi, National Archives open 1 0
close New Delhi, National Museum open 15 558 195 42 78 233 10
open 57.27/17(a)-(n) open 9 9
close   Ms 54.60 open 89 87 2
001v Frontispiece (verso side) open              
005r Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna open              
008r The Div Khazarvan fights Siyamak open              
013r Zahhak hears Kava's complaint open              
020v The murder of Iraj open              
037v Sam asks the Simurgh to return Zal open              
040v The birth of Rustam open              
050r Rustam catches Rakhsh open              
052v Kay Kavus enthroned open              
055r Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
056r Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
058r Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
065v Kay Kavus airborne open              
067v Rustam kills Alkus in combat open              
069 Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber open              
076v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
084r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
092r Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab open              
101r Guruy executes Siyavush open              
109r open              
112v open              
117r open              
120v open              
133v open              
140r open              
142r open              
143v open              
145v open              
146r open              
157r open              
160r Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
162v open              
164r open              
170r open              
177r open              
183r open              
184r open              
195v open              
200r open              
205r open              
209v open              
222r open              
231vA open              
231vB open              
232v open              
233r open              
233v open              
240r open              
244v open              
246r open              
250v open              
257r open              
260v open              
270r open              
272r open              
273v open              
282r open              
288r open              
291r open              
292v open              
294r open              
301v open              
304v open              
310v open              
312r open              
313v open              
317r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
319v open              
326r open              
336r open              
337v open              
349r open              
355r open              
357r open              
370v open              
374v open              
377v open              
389r open              
402v open              
411v open              
435v open              
440r open              
445r open              
452r open              
455v open              
459v open              
462r open              
468r open              
470v open              
open Ms. 48.6/3 open 21 21
open Ms. 48.8/2 open 1 1
open Ms. 53.2/8 open 159 159
open Ms. 54.20 open 68 68
open Ms. 57.27/13 open 1 1
open Ms. 58.1 open 99 99
open Ms. 60.852 open 1 1
open Ms. 61.390 open 20 20
open Ms. 62.709 open 8 8
open Ms. 64.137 open 0
open Ms. 711 open 8 8
open Ms. 76.596 open 33 33
open Ms. 88.871 open 41 41
close Patiala, State Archives open 2 0
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 95 1786 4 146 623 234 88 473 218
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 632 110 62 143 151 106 58 2
open Israel 1 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 336 1 17 91 176 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 19 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 168 6 10 18 134
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1147 53 149 201 451 162 131
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 132 635 45 151 199 98 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 77 1218 140 546 453 79
open UK 26 308 4308 35 749 1172 1009 483 643 12 201
open USA 41 409 3558 335 300 783 1010 266 700 33 128
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 15 512 412 43 50 7
open private collections 12 40 244 124 9 23 78 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0