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Marco Polo : a photographer's journey

Author: Michael S Yamashita; Gianni Guadalupi
Publisher: Vercelli, Italy : White Star, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New extended edView all editions and formats
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Award-winning National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita recreates Marco Polo's fabled journey, documenting his own adventures in 500 photographs. Beginning at Venice's Grand Canal, he travels through Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and along the legendary Silk Road to China, returning via coastal Sumatra, Sri Lanka, and India. This trimmer edition of the 2002 bestseller retains the historical introduction and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Marco Polo; Michael S Yamashita; Marco Polo; Michael S Yamashita
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Yamashita; Gianni Guadalupi
ISBN: 9788854405875 8854405876
OCLC Number: 722076920
Notes: At head of title: National Geographic.
Description: 535 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface / by Michael Yamashita --
Historical introduction: Travels and adventures of Messer Milione / by Gianni Guadalupi --
From Venice to China --
Marco Polo in China --
The return journey --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michael Yamashita ; [historical introductions by Gianni Guadalupi].

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Award-winning National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita recreates Marco Polo's fabled journey, documenting his own adventures in 500 photographs. Beginning at Venice's Grand Canal, he travels through Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and along the legendary Silk Road to China, returning via coastal Sumatra, Sri Lanka, and India. This trimmer edition of the 2002 bestseller retains the historical introduction and fascinating Polo-era maps and artwork.--From publisher description.

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