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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 1237 41 182 340 426 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
open UK 27 332 4375 36 750 1192 1026 423 746 12 186
close USA 43 414 3521 301 284 745 1005 268 728 33 155
close Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr College open 1 5 5
close Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library open 1 19 19
close Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art open 2 37 36 1
close Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum open 6 226 6 38 143 39
close Bloomington, The Lilly Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana University open 2 23 2 21
close Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum open 2 3 3
close Boston, Museum of Fine Arts open 30 82 12 34 16 16 3 1
close Bridgeport, Olsen Foundation open 2 5 2 3
close Buffalo, NY, Albright-Knox Gallery open 1 0
close Cambridge, Harvard University Art Museums open 76 108 25 12 52 15 2 1
close Cambridge, Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library open 4 41 1 3 1 36
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago open 0 0
close Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum open 1 4 4
close Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art open 9 11 5 2 4
close Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts open 1 2 2
close Evanston, Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University Library open 3 67 2 31 34
Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of the Arts open 0 0
close Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston open 1 2 2
close Houston, Texas, Art and History Trust open 2 0
close Kansas, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art open 2 5 5
close Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art open 27 36 5 11 18 2
close Minneapolis, Institute of Arts open 1 0
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Art open 0 0
close New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library open 13 50 24 25 1
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery open 0 0
close New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art open 15 29 6 5 9 6 3
close New York , Metropolitan Museum of Art open 33 642 96 22 175 329 16 4
close New York, The Morgan Library and Museum open 2 75 5 70
New York, New York Alex Gallery open 0 0
close New York, Public Library open 12 596 161 125 275 33 2
Oregon, Portland Art Museum open 0 0
close Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia open 11 602 49 153 13 49 268 70
open Lewis O. 166 open 43 43
open Lewis O. 50 open 51 49 2
open Lewis O. 51 open 31 31
open Lewis O. 52 open 43 43
open Lewis O. 53 open 36 36
open Lewis O. 54 open 11 11
open Lewis O. 55 open 30 30
close   Lewis O. 56 open 20 18 2
Doublure open              
Binding open              
001v Illuminated unvan over start of poem (part III) open              
010v Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains open              
019v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
033r Rustam boasts about his exploits and his lineage open              
041v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
047r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
058v Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
069r Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
079v Iskandar dies in Babylon open              
091r Mihrak's daughter converses with Shapur open              
104r Shapur's night attack on Caesar's camp open              
110v Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada open              
118r open              
122r Bahram Gur and Mahyar listen to Arzu's harp playing open              
134r Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India open              
open Lewis O. 57 open 65 1 64
open Lewis O. 58 open 184 114 70
open Lewis O. 59 open 88 88
close Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art open 3 4 3 1
close Princeton, University Library (Firestone) open 5 287 90 197
close Providence, Brown University Library open 15 21 6 15
close Richmond, Virginia, Museum of Fine Arts open 1 2 2
close San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art open 22 63 33 7 16 2 2 3
close San Francisco, Asian Art Museum open 14 2 2
Seattle, Seattle Art Museum open 0 0
close Washington DC, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery open 59 286 33 62 166 9 2 13
close Washington, D.C., Freer Gallery of Art open 31 182 97 5 7 44 22 7
close Worcester, Worcester Art Museum open 4 4 1 3
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