The Travels of Marco Polo
by Marco Polo
Publisher: J.M. Dent 1929
Number of pages: 488
One of the greatest books of all time -- a vast treasury of invaluable observations on the peoples and geography of the Near East and Asia in the 13th century. Detailed descriptions of cities, customs, laws, crops, animals, political systems, much more.
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