The Travels of Marco Polo

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Written while he was in prison in Genoa in 1298, Marco Polo’s Travels recounts his journey across the vast Mongol empire to the domain of Khubilai Khan, his 16-year sojourn there, and his fantastic adventures on the homeward journey to Venice. The book, one of the first great works of travel literature, is presented here in the Yule-Cordier translation, with an introduction and a wealth of captioned illustrations, including manuscript illuminations, maps and photographs, on vellum-coloured pages.

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The Travels of Marco Polo

The Travels of Marco Polo

The Illustrated Edition

Hardback378pp Illustrated253x227mm

9781435161771     Product Code: 506325

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Written while he was in prison in Genoa in 1298, Marco Polo’s Travels recounts his journey across the vast Mongol empire to the domain of Khubilai Khan, his 16-year sojourn there, and his fantastic adventures on the homeward journey to Venice. The book, one of the first great works of travel literature, is presented here in the Yule-Cordier translation, with an introduction and a wealth of captioned illustrations, including manuscript illuminations, maps and photographs, on vellum-coloured pages.

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