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[Read] ➵ The Travels (Penguin Clothbound Classics) By Marco Polo – 19th-century.co A sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east in a collectible clothbound edition Marco Polo was the most famousA sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east in a collectible clothbound edition Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions On his return to the West he was made a prisoner of war and met Rustichello of Pisa with whom he collaborated on this book His account of his travels offers a fascinating glimpse of what he encountered abroad unfamiliar religions customs and societies; the spices and silks of the East; the precious gems exotic vegetation and wild beasts of faraway lands.

Evoking a remote and long vanished world with colour and immediacy Marco's book revolutionized western ideas about the then unknown East and is still one of the greatest travel accounts of all timeFor this edition the first completely new English translation of the Travels in over fifty years Nigel Cliff has gone back to the original manuscript sources to produce a fresh authoritative new version The volume also contains invaluable editorial materials including an introduction describing the world as it stood on the eve of Polo's departure and examining the fantastical notions the West had developed of the EastMarco Polo was born in 1254 joining his father on a journey to China in 1271.

travels ebok penguin ebok clothbound pdf classics epub The Travels eBookEvoking a remote and long vanished world with colour and immediacy Marco's book revolutionized western ideas about the then unknown East and is still one of the greatest travel accounts of all timeFor this edition the first completely new English translation of the Travels in over fifty years Nigel Cliff has gone back to the original manuscript sources to produce a fresh authoritative new version The volume also contains invaluable editorial materials including an introduction describing the world as it stood on the eve of Polo's departure and examining the fantastical notions the West had developed of the EastMarco Polo was born in 1254 joining his father on a journey to China in 1271.

ePUB The Travels PDF Ù ¹ 19th century.co

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    ePUB The Travels PDF Ù ¹ 19th century.co travels ebok, penguin ebok, clothbound pdf, classics epub, The Travels eBookIt may well be a fine travel book and fine translation Sadly this slow reader found it boring and its constant hyperbole made its historical veracity feel doubtful Disappointed I gave up 13rd through feeling I had important things waiting to be read


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