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Ebook `The travels of Marco Polo;`: ebooks list of Marco Polo. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks. 'The Travels of Marco Polo, from valuable early manuscripts recently published by the French Society of Geography and in Italy by Count Baldelli Bone.

When any of the cards are torn or spoiled, the owner carries them to the place whence they were issued, and receives fresh ones, with a deduction of 3 per cent. If a man wishes gold or silver to make plate, girdles, or other ornaments, he goes to the office, carrying a sufficient number of cards, and gives them in payment for the quantity which he requires. This is the reason why the Khan has Whatever they name is paid in these cards, which the merchant cordially receives. In this manner the great sire possesses all the gold, silver, pearls, and precious stones in his dominions. When any of the cards are torn or spoiled, the owner carries them to the place whence they were issued, and receives fresh ones, wfth a deduction of 3 per cent. He orders people to collect the bark of a certain tree, whose leaves are eaten by the worms that spin silk. The thin rind between the bark and the interior wood is taken, and from it cards are formed like those of paper, all black. Kublai, on hearing of this amazing wealth, desired to conquer the island, and sent two of his barons with a very large fleet containing warriors, both horsemen and on foot. One was named Abatan, the other Vonsanicin, both wise and valiant. They sailed from Zai-tun If you put them on in the evening, they will preserve it the whole night, and will be found burning in the morning. Throughout the whole of Cathay this fuel is used.

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Grenvilliana, Part II. When Marsden edited his Marco Polo, Grenville did not possess this edition.

The only known copy was in the Vienna Imperial Library, but was without the portrait. Grenville had made a transcript spoken of by Marsden, pp.

I know of no fourth copy. The copy at Vienna wants the portrait.

Spenceriana, vol. Cordier, Cent.

The Travels by Marco Polo - Penguin Books Australia

Illo quidem, qui descripsit, recitante ex prototypo, me vero hoc apographum inspectante. The thin rind between the bark and the interior wood is taken, and from it cards are formed like those of paper, all black.

Kublai, on hearing of this amazing wealth, desired to conquer the island, and sent two of his barons with a very large fleet containing warriors, both horsemen and on foot. One was named Abatan, the other Vonsanicin, both wise and valiant.

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They sailed from Zai-tun If you put them on in the evening, they will preserve it the whole night, and will be found burning in the morning. Throughout the whole of Cathay this fuel is used.

They have also wood indeed ; but the stones are much less expensive. In Armenia he found petroleum, of which there was " a fountain whence rises oil in such abundance, that a hundred ships might be at once loaded with it. It is not good for eating, but very fit for fuel We know not if you gave them authority to speak as they have done ; but we send you the firm commandment and ordinance of God, which is, that if you wish to remain seated in your land and heritage, you, Pope, must come to us in your proper person, and do homage to him who holds just sway over the whole earth.

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