Publisher description for The travels of Marco Polo / edited and with an introduction by Milton Rugoff ; with a new afterword by Howard Mittelmark.


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His pilgrimage through the East began in 1271 when, still a teenager, he found himself traversing the most exotic lands-from the dazzling Mongol empire to Tibet and Burma. This fascinating chronicle still serves as the most vivid depiction of the mysterious East in the Middle Ages.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Polo, Marco, -- 1254-1323?
Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Voyages and travels.
Mongols -- History.