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The travels and Marco Polo

Marco Polo

The travels and Marco Polo

by Marco Polo

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Published by Limited Editions Club in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polo, Marco, -- 1254-1323?,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Mongols -- History,
  • Asia -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementrevised and edited with an introduction by Manuel Komroff ; illustrations by Nikolai Fyodorovitch Lapshin.
    ContributionsKomroff, Manuel, 1890-1974., Lapshin, Nikolai Fyodorovitch, ill., Douglas, Lester, 1893-1961, book designer., Judd & Detweiler,, Limited Editions Club,, Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG370 .P72 1934
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xl, 477 p.) :
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24020386M
    LC Control Number34016318

    Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years. His account of those travels, known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic. The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used by European navigators.   Marco Polo (Author) Marco Polo was born in , joining his father on a journey to China in He spent the next twenty years travelling in the service of Kublai Khan. There is evidence that Marco travelled extensively in the Mongol Empire and it is fairly certain he visited India. He wrote his famous Travels whilst a prisoner in Genoa/5(K).

    Liveright is proud to make available in paperback its reissue of the classic edition of The Travels of Marco Polo. Working from the traditional lyrical Marsden translation, editor ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Travels of Marco Polo Issue of Everyman's library Issue of Everyman's library: Travel and topography Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature: Author: Marco Polo: Editor: William Marsden: Translated by: William Marsden: Contributor: John Masefield: Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons, 4/5(11).   The Travels of Marco Polo - Audio Book - Duration: Free Audio Bo views. The Travels of Marco Polo, Reading 1 (ASMR Quiet Reading for Relaxation & Sleep).


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The Travels of Marco Polo is one of a handful of books that can truly be said to have changed the world. This is not merely another adventure story, it is THE adventure story of all time. The Polos traveled thousands of miles through unknown and hostile territory in order to reach lands hitherto only vaguely rumored to exist.4/4().

In the introduction the editor tells us that the original text of Marco Polo's travels no longer exists (that'd be the version that was dictated by Polo to his cellmate whilst in prison) and that later copies that survive often deviate from this original, with additions etc.,/5(50).

Marco Polo () has achieved an almost archetypal status as a traveller, and his Travels is one of the first great travel books of Western literature, outside the ancient world/5(). The account of Marco Polo's travels through Asia dictated to another while he was in prison in Venice. There is actually very little Polo in this work.

The first third is introductory material, and there are pages of gloss for every page of Polo's actual text/5. THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO written by Polo, Marco Latham, Ronald published by Folio Society (STOCK CODE: ) for sale by Stella & Rose's Books.

The Travels of Marco Polo Description This manuscript from about is one of the oldest extant copies of Les voyages de Marco Polo (The travels of Marco Polo), the account by the Venetian merchant Marco Polo (circa −) of his adventures in Central Asia and the Far East during the latter part of the 13th century.

Marco Polo was a Venetian explorer known for the book The Travels of Marco Polo, which describes his voyage to and experiences in Asia. Polo traveled extensively with his family, journeying from. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Travels of Marco Polo — Volume 1 by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Book 2, Chapter 1 Summary: “Of the Deeds of Kublai Khan, the Emperor Now Reigning” Polo relates how the title of Kublai Khan translates into English as “Lord of Lords” () and says that the Great Khan deserves that title “for in respect to number of subjects.

Marco Polo () was one of the greatest’ explorers of the Middle Ages and the first person to make Europe aware China's extraordinary power and culture. He allegedly travelled from Europe and throughout Asia from to His adventures were recounted in a book that made him famous.

The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule. How the Two Brothers Polo Set Forth from Constantinople to Traverse the World Of Marco Polo's Book, So Far As Known: General Distribution Of Mss.

List Of Miniatures In Two Of The Finer Mss. List Of Mss. Of Marco Polo's Book, So Far As They Are Known. Marco Polo () has achieved an almost archetypal status as a traveller, and his Travels is one of the first great travel books of Western literature, outside the ancient world.

The Travels recounts Polo's journey to the eastern court of Kublai Khan, the chieftain of the Mongol empire which covered the Asian continent, but which was /5().

Marco Polo (Septem - January 9, ) was a Venetian merchant traveler whose travels are recorded in Il Milione ("The Millions", now known as "The Travels of Marco Polo"), a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central /5(46).

The Travels of Marco Polo (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Travels of Marco Polo. Author. Marco Polo & Ronald Latham. Publisher. Penguin Classics. Publication Date.

Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. The Travels of Marco Polo Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni Full view - Page - Our notice of those portions of Polo's travels which deal with countries other than China must be very brief.

In Armenia he found petroleum, of which there was " a fountain whence rises oil in such abundance, that a hundred ships might be at /5(10). None has been more influential than the merchant Marco Polo (), whose compulsively readable Travels inspired Christopher Columbus to seek a westward route to Asia; he carried a copy of Polo’s book with him on his epochal voyage in Fact and fiction intermingle in Polo’s Travels.

He’d voyaged across the Silk Road to Asia with. The Travels of Marco Polo, translated by William Marsden (Norton, £) When this edition of the book dropped through the letterbox, I was mildly intrigued. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

About The Travels. A sparkling new translation of the most famous travel book ever written Marco Polo’s voyages began in with a visit to China. Afterward, he served Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions in the Far East.

How Marco Polo Went to China Marco Polo was born in Venice in the year His father, Nicolo, and his uncle, Maffeo, were merchants who had seats in the great council and were enrolled with the noblemen of Venice.

Marco also had another uncle who lived in Constantinople and Crimea and was engaged in Size: 2MB. Marco Polo was a thirteenth-century Venetian explorer, arguably the world’s most well-traveled explorer, and The Travels of Marco Polo chronicles his journey through Asia as a special envoy to.Marco Polo paved the way for many other Westerners to set out along the routes of the Silk Road in future years and began an age of exploration to exotic and faraway places.

The pioneer explorer Christopher Columbus was heavily influenced by Marco Polo’s travels. His copy of the book was found to have plenty of handwritten annotations and notes.

The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 1/Chapter 13 Book 1. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Of the Monastery of Saint Barsamo on the Borders of Tauris. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco the second Melchior, and the third Balthasar.

Messer Marco Polo asked a great many questions of the people of that city as to those Three Magi, but never.