The Travels of Marco Polo: The Illustrated Edition (Hardcover)

By Marco Polo, Morris Rossabi (Editor), Henry Yule (Translator)
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The newest volume in Sterling Signature's successful Illustrated Edition series takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once unknown. Marco Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia and China. Now this stunningly illustrated volume, edited by renowned historian Morris Rossabi, offers the complete text of Polo's travelogue (in the respected Yule-Cordier translation), enhanced with more than 200 images--including illuminated manuscripts, paintings, photographs, and maps. Sidebars and dozens of informative footnotes combine to present Polo and his travels in a captivating new light.

About the Author

Sir Henry Yule (1 May 1820 - 30 December 1889) was a Scottish Orientalist. He published many travel books including translations of the work of Marco Polo and Mirabilia by the 14th century Dominican FriarJordanus. Cordier, Henri, 1849-1925

Morris Rossabi is Professor of History at the City University of New York and Adjunct Professor of East and Inner Asian History at Columbia University. Among his books are "Governing China's Multiethnic Frontiers "(2004), "Bounty from the Sheep "(2000), "Voyager from Xanadu "(1992), "Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times "(California, 1988), and "China among Equals "(California, 1983).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781402796302
ISBN-10: 1402796307
Publisher: Sterling
Publication Date: November 6th, 2012
Pages: 377
Language: English