The Book of Wonder

The Book of Wonder

by Marco Polo

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The Book of Wonder by Marco Polo

The most renowned travel story of the Middle Ages has never lost its allure. A story of true wonder, Marco Polo's experiences as well as the reported myths, transport us to the heart of Central Asia, China, Indochina, and the Indian Ocean. The original manuscripts were accompanied with illustrations realised from the few descriptions made by the traveller. Following in the footsteps of Marco Polo, the various illustrations found here will send the reader on the path to discovering the distant lands as we know them today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783107957
Publisher: Parkstone International
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Series: Temporis
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Marco Polo was born and died in medieval Venice. Born in a traders’ family, he was committed to the business of procuring precious objects from the East. After a 24 year trip through the Far East, he describes his adventures to Rusticien of Pisa, an imprisoned writer in Genoa, in 1299.

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