Marco Polo's Silk Road: The Art of the Journey, an Italian at the Court of the Kublai Khan
In the late 1290s, an imprisoned Venetian merchant dictated an account of his amazing adventures in China. That book, The Travels of Marco Polo, was an instant success. Though scholars once derided Polo's tale, today's historians accept it as accurate. The original manuscripts are long lost, but now, for the first time, a modernized hybrid edition has been compiled from translations by William Marsden and Henry Yule. Comprising nearly 150 chapters, this superbly illustrated, silk-bound abridgement of this seminal work is a treasure worthy of its subject.--Publisher description.
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Review: Marco Polo's Silk Road: The Art of the Journey - An Italian at the Court of Kublai KhanUser Review - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads
Take a journey down the Silk Road as traveled by Marco Polo. The author describes the path and places that the Polo brothers traveled on this epic trip. Included are pictures of the artwork and sights in color. Read full review
Review: Marco Polo's Silk Road: The Art of the Journey - An Italian at the Court of Kublai KhanUser Review - Robert - Goodreads
Interesting and fun. Read full review