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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 3000 74 381 369 774 83 1028 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 26 308 4309 35 750 1172 1009 483 643 12 201
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 47 188 19 93 32 8 14 22
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 59 192 8 1 127 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
open OR F40 Q vol.1 open 13 13
open OR F40 Q vol.2 open 13 13
open Ryl Pers 220 open 0
open Ryl Pers 525 open 76 76
open Ryl Pers 8 open 19 19
open Ryl Pers 869 open 86 86
open Ryl Pers 9 open 66 66
open Ryl Pers 909 open 104 104
open Ryl Pers 910 open 102 102
open Ryl Pers 932 open 41 41
close   Ryl Pers 933 open 129 35 94
010v Meeting of Iraj and his brothers Tur and Salm open              
013v Tur slain by Minuchihr open              
015r Zal and the Simurgh open              
020r Minuchihr receiving news of the affairs of Zal and Rudaba open              
023v Baby Rustam in his cradle with his mother, a maid and an old nurse in attendance open              
025v Suhrab about to kill Rustam open              
026v Rustam mourning the death of Suhrab. His Tiger-skin is deep blue open              
030v Rustam pulling off the ears of the herdsman open              
031v Rustam and the White Demon: Awlad tied to the tree open              
034v Demon tempting Kay Ka'us with the idea of a flying-machine open              
037r Tahmina comes to Rustam's Chamber open              
043v The fire-ordeal of Siyawush. open              
046r Sending of the letter of Siyawush to Kay Ka'us open              
048v Siyawush before Afrasiyab, while a grey-beard makes to kiss te latter's foot. open              
052r Garsiwaz enquiring after the affairs of Siyawush. open              
053v Capture of Siyawush by Afrasiyab's men. open              
057r Pilsam speard by Rustam open              
061r Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv open              
063r Kay Khusrau hunting open              
066r Interview of Farud with a Persian envoy. open              
068r Persians carrying loot from Farud's castle open              
070v Battle between the troops of Gudarz and Piran open              
073v Prelimanaries to the combat between Tus and Arzhang the Turk open              
076r Grey-bearded messenger delivering news of the Persian army to Kay Khusrau open              
078r Rustam shoots Ashkabus open              
081r Afrasiyab's council of war with Shangul open              
083r Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
086r Rustam and Puladvand open              
087v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
091r Giv takes Kay Khusrau's letter to Rustam open              
095r Human urging Piran to fight open              
097r Combat of Human and Bizhan open              
100r Gudarz sends a reply to Piran's letter open              
107v Afrasiyab sends his son Shida to Kay Khusrau open              
112v Hum informing Kay Khusrau of his capture of Afrasiyab open              
115v The Persians petitioning Kay Khusrau open              
118v Gushtasp seeks work in Rum with the smith Burab open              
119v Gushtasp killiing the wolf open              
120v Gushtasp killing the dragon open              
126r Nastur challenges the Turanians open              
130v Isfandiyar killing the lions open              
131r Isfandiyar killing the dragon open              
132v Isfandiyar's view of the Brazen Hold (?) open              
134v Isfandiyar fighting the Turanians open              
137r Rustam and the rock rolled on him by Bahman open              
139v Interview between Rustam and Isfandiyar open              
143v Rustam (on foot) shoots Isfandiyar (mounted) in the eyes open              
146r The death of Rustam. open              
149r Darab in converse with Rashnawad open              
152v Battle between Dara and Iskandar open              
156r Fur slain by Iskandar open              
159v Iskandar passing through the Land of Darkness open              
160v Local inhabitant (face badly damaged) tells Iskandar about the talking tree open              
164r Quarrel of Ardashir and the sons of Ardawan open              
167r Ardashir and one of his warriors (faces damaged) reconnoitring the fortress of Haftaward open              
171v Defeat of the Romans by Shapur open              
177r Bahram Gur riding in Arabia open              
178v Yazdgird, mounted on the magic horse, rides into the Lake of Su open              
181v Encounter of Bahram and Baraham the Jew open              
184r Bahram Gur enthroned with attendants and musicians open              
188r Bahram Gur returns to his palace open              
191v Bahram Gur wrestling with an Indian champion before King Shangul open              
196r Enthronement of Balash open              
200v Mundhir seeking Nushirawan's help against Caesar. open              
204v Ram Barzid approaching the stronghold of Nushzad, the rebel prince open              
207r Encounter of gaw with Talhand on his elephant open              
211r Nushirwan inspects his horses open              
215v Nushirwan's fifth session with Buzurjmihr in a pleasant landscape open              
219v Buzurjmihr before Nushirwan on his throne open              
223r Nushirwan and his adviser discussing the state of the world open              
227v Battle between Baharm Chubina and Sawa Shah open              
232r Encounter of three warriors in a landscape, one on foot and the others mounted open              
235v Battle between Khusrau and Bahram Chubina open              
238v Khusraw fighting Manuyan (?) in Rum open              
242v Battle between Khusraw and Bahram Chubina. The latter's men have domed helmets open              
246r Bahram Chubina shooting the Lion-Age (shown as a pink dragon) from behind rocks open              
247v Khusrau receiving the answer to his letter to the Khaqan of Chin about Bahram Chubina open              
252r Encounter of a warrior (Khusrau?) and two youths by a stream in a landscape open              
261v Combat of Rustam (clad aas his namesake the hero) with Sa'd b. Waqqas at the battle of Qadisiyya open              
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 69 21 48
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 709 2 173 56 41 237 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 USA 40 409 3600 335 300 783 1048 266 700 33 132
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 40 257 124 9 23 91 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0