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The travels of Marco Polo : the illustrated edition

Author: Marco Polo; Morris Rossabi; Henry Yule, Sir; Henri Cordier
Publisher: New York : Sterling Signature, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the complete text of Polo's travelogue that introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia and China.
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Marco Polo; Marco Polo; Marco Polo
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Polo; Morris Rossabi; Henry Yule, Sir; Henri Cordier
ISBN: 9781402796302 1402796307
OCLC Number: 769763913
Description: xxi, 377 p. : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Account of regions visited or heard of on the journey from the Lesser Armenia to the court of the Great Kaan at Chandu --
The Kaan, his court and capital --
Journey to the west and south-west of Cathay --
Journey southward through eastern provinces of Cathay and Manzi --
Japan, the Archipelago, southern India, and the coasts and islands of the Indian Sea --
Wars among the Tartar princes, and some account of the northern countries --
Did Marco go to China?
Responsibility: Marco Polo ; translated by Henry Yule ; revised by Henri Cordier ; Morris Rossabi, general editor.

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Marco Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia and China. This title offers Polo's travelogue (in the respected Yule-Cordier translation),  Read more...

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