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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
open India 37 109 2962 75 381 368 737 83 1028 17 273
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
close UK 27 334 4375 36 750 1192 1026 423 746 12 186
close Birmingham, Special Collections open 1 72 20 52
close Cambridge, Ancient Indian and Iran Trust open 1 29 29
close Cambridge, Cheffins open 1 5 5
close Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum open 5 101 28 4 69
close Cambridge, University Library open 10 269 11 69 12 1 119 12 45
close Exeter, Devon and Exeter Institution open 1 0
close London, Bonhams open 3 3 1 2
close London, The British Library open 39 1293 296 347 457 104 86 3
open Additional 15531 open 48 48
open Additional 16761 open 40 40
open Additional 18188 open 72 72
open Additional 18804 open 97 97
open Additional 27257 open 56 56
open Additional 27258 open 64 64
open Additional 27261 open 2 2
open Additional 27302 open 52 52
open Additional 5600 open 90 90
open Additional 6609 open 5 5
open Additional 6610 open 47 47
open Additional 7724 open 10 10
open I.O.Islamic 119 open 5 5
open I.O.Islamic 1256 open 28 28
open I.O.Islamic 133 open 24 24
open I.O.Islamic 301 open 27 27
open I.O.Islamic 3254 open 52 1 48 3
open I.O.Islamic 3263 open 23 23
open I.O.Islamic 3265 open 41 41
open I.O.Islamic 3540 open 60 60
open I.O.Islamic 741 open 10 10
open I.O.Islamic 742 open 5 5
close   I.O.Islamic 966 open 65 65
001v Illuminated title-page (right hand side) open              
002r Illuminated title-page (left side) open              
004v Gayumarth and his court open              
008v Jamshid sawn in half before Zahhak open              
014v Faridun strikes Zuhhak with mace in the presence of Jamshid's sister open              
018r Faridun, in the form of a dragon, testing his sons open              
026r Manuchihr fights Kakuy, grandson of Zahhak open              
033v Zal embracing Rudabeh open              
044r The youthful Rustam presented to his grandfather Sam open              
045r Young Rustam killing the mad elephant open              
054v Rustam captures his horse Rakhsh open              
056r Rustam lifts Qulun from the saddle on his spear open              
057r Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
062r Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
063r Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
064v Rustam sees the dungeon where Kay Kavus and the Persian army lie in blind captivity open              
066r Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
068r Battle between the Persians under Rustam and the army of Mazandaran open              
071r Sudabeh escorted from Hamavaran to marry Kay Kavus open              
074r Battle between Iranian and Turanian open              
077v Rustam about to lasso Afrasiyab open              
079r Tahmina comes to Rustam's chamber open              
088r Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
097r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
110r Siyavush and Afrasiyab playing polo open              
113v Siyavush enthroned, with Piran seated before him, attended by courtiers and musicians open              
127v The killing of Surkha, son of Afrasiyab, in revenge for Siyavush open              
145r The combat of Bizhan and Farud open              
147r Bizhan cooking watched by Palashan mounted open              
157v Tus shoots the horse of Human open              
169v Rustam shoots Ashkabus and his horse open              
171v Rustam lassoing Kamus open              
177v Rustam lifting Shangal from his horse on the point of his spear open              
180r The Persians defeat the army of the Khaqan and Afrasiyab in a general engagement open              
186v Combat of Rustam and Puladvand, the latter represented as a demon open              
189r Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
197v Gurgin telling his false story of Bizhan's disappearance before Kay khusrau open              
200v Rustam appears before Kay khusrau before setting out to rescue Bizhan open              
212v Human challenges Fariburz open              
216r Human slain by Bizhan open              
229r The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
232v Lahhak and Farshidvard slain by Gustaham open              
243v Kay khusrau wrestling with Shida, son of Afrasiyab open              
254r The surprise night attack of Afrasiyab upon Kay khusrau open              
269r Kay khusrau on his last journey open              
275r Gushtasp and the wolf open              
277r Gushtasp and the dragon open              
279r Gushtasp kills Ilyas in battle open              
297r Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
307r Rustam cooking his meal kicks back the rock thrown by Bahman open              
314v Rustam and Isfandiyar wrestling on horseback open              
318v Rustam shooting Isfandiyar in the eyes open              
323v the dying Rustam shoots his treacherous brother Shaghad open              
335r Iskandar comforts the dying Dara open              
358r Ardashir in bed with Gulnar open              
360v Captive Ardawan before Ardashir open              
371v The battle between the armies of Shapur and Rum open              
378v Shapur's attack on Caesar's camp open              
389r Bahram Gur wins the crown by killing two lions open              
403v Bahram and the Khaqan: the mock hunting expedition open              
408r Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India open              
428v Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin open              
453v Nushiravan attacking a Roman fortress open              
475r Bahram Chubina fights on foot open              
505r Khusrau Parviz with the gardener open              
open Oriental 11842 open 14 14
open Oriental 12084 open 18 18
open Oriental 12085 open 16 16
open Oriental 12086 open 5 5
open Oriental 12483 open 30 30
open Oriental 12688 open 90 90
open Oriental 13859 open 28 28
open Oriental 1403 open 94 94
open Oriental 14403 open 3 3
open Oriental 14548 open 0
open Oriental 2926 open 9 9
open Oriental 2926, 2976 open 0
open Oriental 2976 open 9 9
open Oriental 371 open 7 7
open Oriental 4384 open 9 9
open Oriental 4906 open 38 38
close London, The British Museum open 34 73 14 7 8 5 37 1 1
close London, Christie's open 53 307 17 109 44 7 118 12
close London, Colnaghi Auction House open 1 1 1
close London , Francesca Galloway open 4 4 3 1
close London, Keir Collection open 29 142 10 63 26 43
close London, Noor Collection open 1 0
close London, Royal Asiatic Society open 2 51 35 1 14 1
close London, Sam Fogg open 14 92 1 39 10 32 10
close London, School of Oriental & African Studies open 6 100 5 47 43 5
close London , Simon Ray open 1 1 1
close London, Sotheby's open 76 213 9 7 134 35 23 5
close London , Spink open 2 3 2 1
close London, Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding open 19 48 28 20
close Manchester, John Rylands University Library of Manchester open 11 640 96 279 103 162
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 68 21 47
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 645 2 173 56 41 177 90 104
close Oxford, Merton College open 1 18 16
close St Andrews, University of St Andrews Library open 1 37 37
close Windsor, Windsor Castle open 2 160 88 71 1
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