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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 1010 10 192 280 285 86 109 48
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
open Germany 10 49 1238 41 182 341 426 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
close India 37 109 2962 75 381 368 737 83 1028 17 273
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 0
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 68 66 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
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
open ACC 1243-1244 open 75 73 2
open Cat. No. 1, H. L. 358 open 28 28
open Cat. No. 1792, H. L. 1814 open 35 35
close   Cat. No. 1793, H. L. 1815 A-B open 65 65
001v Illuminated title page (verso side) open              
002r Illuminated title page (recto side) open              
009b open              
013v Jamshid sawn in half before Zahhak open              
019v Zahhak bound on mount Damavand open              
025v open              
030v Manuchihr kills Salm open              
038v Rudaba and Zal together open              
048r The birth of Rustam open              
058v Rustam catches Rakhsh open              
068r open              
083v open              
091v Suhrab overthrows Rustam in their second combat open              
094r Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
102v open              
112v open              
128v open              
137r open              
148v open              
148v open              
154v open              
155v Colophon open              
156v Illuminated unvan open              
168v open              
171v open              
180v open              
192r open              
206r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
216v open              
236v open              
239r open              
250v open              
259r open              
285v open              
293v open              
294r open              
303r open              
310r open              
312r Colophon open              
313v Illuminated unvan open              
318r Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum open              
328v open              
333v open              
348v open              
359v open              
363r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
368v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
371v open              
375v open              
381r Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
395v open              
449r open              
465v open              
466v Colophon open              
467v Illuminated unvan open              
477r open              
490r open              
495r open              
501v open              
523r open              
531v open              
538r open              
559v open              
574r open              
579v open              
open Cat. No. 1794, H. L. 1816 A-B open 44 42 2
open Cat. No. 1795, H. L. 1817 open 29 29
open Cat. No. 1797, H.L. 1819 open 52 52
open Cat. No. 2, H. L. 359 A-B open 37 37
open Cat. No. 2004 open 0
open Cat. No. 3, H. L. 360 A-B open 62 62
open Cat. No. 3, H.L. 361 A-B open 79 43 36
open Cat. No. 5-8, H. L. 362-365 open 61 61
open Cat. No. 9, H.L. 366 A-B open 71 71
open H. L. 2770 A-B open 66 66
open H. L. 3355-3356 open 147 147
open H. L. 3566 A-B open 62 60 2
open H. L. 3673, 3786 open 17 17
open H. L. 3787-3788 open 55 54 1
open H. L. 3791 open 5 5
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 2234 4 145 743 347 106 655 234
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 12 335 1 17 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 27 334 4375 36 750 1192 1026 423 746 12 186
open USA 44 415 3518 301 284 742 1005 268 728 33 155
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 43 244 123 9 22 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0