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The travels of Marco Polo

Author: Marco Polo; R E Latham
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex ; New York : Penguin Books, ©1958.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a translation of thirteenth-century Venetian explorer Marco Polo's account of his travels throughout China, India, Persia, and other places.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Marco Polo; Marco Polo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Polo; R E Latham
ISBN: 0140440577 9780140440577
OCLC Number: 48220733
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 379 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
The Middle East --
The road to Cathay --
Kubilai Khan --
From Peking to Bengal --
From Peking to Amoy --
From China to India --
India --
The Arabian Sea --
Northern regions and Tartar Wars --
Epilogue --
Genealogical table of Mongol imperial house.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Travels of Marco Polo.
Travels
Responsibility: translated and with an introduction by Ronald Latham.

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