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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
open India 38 109 2997 74 381 369 774 83 1025 17 274
open Iran 19 91 1784 4 149 623 234 88 473 213
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
close UK 26 302 4285 36 746 1175 987 482 643 12 200
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, The British Library open 39 1293 295 347 457 104 86 4
close London, The British Museum open 34 73 14 7 8 5 37 1 1
close London, Christie's open 40 158 15 92 10 6 14 21
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 94 1 39 10 34 10
close London, School of Oriental & African Studies open 6 101 6 47 43 5
close London , Simon Ray open 1 1 1
close London, Sotheby's open 60 197 9 1 131 29 23 4
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 11 649 101 282 104 162
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 69 21 48
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 710 2 173 56 41 238 89 109
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 MS Holmes 150 (A/5) open 88 88
close MS Holmes 151 (A/6) open 72 71 1
Binding open              
005v Frontispiece (verso side) open              
006r Sulaiman and Bilqis enthroned open              
006v Shamsa open              
007r Shamsa open              
007v Illuminated title page (verso side) open              
008r Illuminated title page (recto side) open              
015r Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna open              
015v Illuminated unvan over start of poem open              
033v Zahhak bound on mount Damavand open              
040v The murder of Iraj open              
046r Manuchihr kills Tur in battle open              
047r Manuchihr kills Salm open              
055v Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up open              
069v Rustam kills Zal's white elephant open              
076r Nauzar is captured in battle with Afrasiyab open              
078r Zal shoots Gulbad open              
084r Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
090r Rustam washes Rakhsh in a spring open              
092v Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch open              
094r Rustam's fifth labour: he lassoes Aulad open              
095r Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang open              
109v Kay Kavus airborne open              
120r Kay Kavus summons Rustam open              
128r Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
132r Tus and Gudarz encounter a maiden in the forest open              
136r Siyavush pleads for Sudaba's life open              
139r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
149r Afrasiyab greets Siyavush open              
167r Rustam kills Sudaba open              
192r Farud kills Rivniz open              
195r Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham open              
213v The Iranians attack the Turanians at night open              
222v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
242v Rustam wrestles with Puladvand open              
246r open              
251r Manizha entertains Bizhan in the meadows open              
259r Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau open              
262r Manizha appeals to Rustam open              
264r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
265r Rustam and Bizhan carry out a raid on Afrasiyab's palace open              
274v Barzu captures Tus and Fariburz open              
279v Rustam fights Barzu open              
290r open              
324r open              
335v Bizhan kills Human open              
350r The second combat: Giv stuns Guruy Zirih open              
351r The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
353r The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
376v Kay Khusrau besieges Gang Dizh open              
398v Kay Khusrau bids farewell to his harem open              
419v Nivzar dies in battle open              
422v Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh open              
432r Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar open              
435v Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
436v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
439r Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
445r Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters open              
445v Isfaniyar kills Arjasp open              
473v Faramarz burns Shaghad's body open              
498r Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
502v Iskandar kills a dragon open              
514v Gulnar flees with Ardashir open              
524r Mihrak's daughter converses with Shapur open              
539v Shapur captures the King of Rum open              
552v Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne open              
600r Anushirvan raises an army against Caesar open              
607r Anushirvan finds a young man in his harem open              
621r Anushirvan sends Mihran to the Khaqan of Chin open              
683v Bahram Chubina's horse is killed under him open              
695r Gustaham in conversation with the weeping talisman open              
717r Gurdiya is given a warm reception by Khusrau Parviz open              
open USA 40 409 3600 335 300 783 1048 266 700 33 132
open Uzbekistan 1 13 252 128 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 15 514 413 43 50 8
open private collections 12 40 223 124 9 23 57 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0