Cathay and the Way Thither, Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China: Volume II

1st Edition

Henry Yule

Hakluyt Society
Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 456 Pages
ISBN 9781409413035 - CAT# Y239479
Series: Hakluyt Society, First Series

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Summary

See First Series 36 for the first volume, with which this has a continuous pagination. Contains contemporary notices of Cathay under the Mongols, from Rashiduddin; Pegolotti's notices of the land route to Cathay and of Asiatic trade in the fourteenth century; Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel; Ibn Battuta's travels in Bengal and China; the journey of Benedict Goës from Agra to Cathay; all in English translation, with Latin and Italian texts of Odoric's narrative. For a revised version of the whole work, see Second Series 33, 37, 38, 41. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1866.

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