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The Travels of Marco Polo

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Written by Marco PoloAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marco Polo
Edited by Manuel KomroffAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Manuel Komroff
Translated by William MarsdenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by William Marsden
Introduction by Jason GoodwinAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jason Goodwin

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: December 4, 2001
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-75818-8 (0-375-75818-6)
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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Marco Polo’s account of his journey throughout the East in the thirteenth century was one of the earliest European travel narratives, and it remains the most important. The merchant-traveler from Venice, the first to cross the entire continent of Asia, provided us with accurate descriptions of life in China, Tibet, India, and a hundred other lands, and recorded customs, natural history, strange sights, historical legends, and much more. From the dazzling courts of Kublai Khan to the perilous deserts of Persia, no book contains a richer magazine of marvels than the Travels.

This edition, selected and edited by the great scholar Manuel Komroff, also features the classic and stylistically brilliant Marsden translation, revised and corrected, as well as Komroff’s Introduction to the 1926 edition.

"I have only told the half of what I saw!"
--Marco Polo