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 - THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO

THE COMPLETE YULE-CORDIER EDITION

by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO

THE COMPLETE YULE-CORDIER EDITION

By Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

Including the unabridged third edition (1903) of Henry Yule's annotated translation, as revised by Henri Cordier; together with Cordier's later volume of notes and addenda (1920)

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOLUME II

Containing the second volume of the 1903 edition and the 1920 volume of addenda (two original volumes bound as one)

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

SYNOPSIS OF CONTENTS

EXPLANATORY LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

THE BOOK OF MARCO POLO

APPENDICES

INDEX

SYNOPSIS OF CONTENTS.

BOOK SECOND - (Continued).

PART II.

Journey to the West and South-West of Cathay.

XXXV. - HERE BEGINS THE DESCRIPTION OF THE INTERIOR OF CATHAY; AND FIRST OF THE RIVER PULISANGHIN

NOTES. - 1. Marco's Route. 2. The Bridge Pul-i-sangin, or Lu-ku-k'iao.

XXXVI. - ACCOUNT OF THE CITY OF JUJU

NOTES. - 1. The Silks called _Sendals_. 2. Chochau. 3. Bifurcation of Two Great Roads at this point.

XXXVII. - THE KINGDOM OF TAIANFU

NOTES. - 1. Acbaluc. 2. T'ai-yuan fu. 3. Grape-wine of that place. 4. P'ing-yang fu.

XXXVIII. - CONCERNING THE CASTLE OF CAICHU. THE GOLDEN KING AND PRESTER JOHN

NOTES. - 1. The Story and Portrait of the _Roi d'Or_. 2. Effeminacy reviving in every Chinese Dynasty.

XXXIX. - HOW PRESTER JOHN TREATED THE GOLDEN KING HIS PRISONER

XL. - CONCERNING THE GREAT RIVER CARAMORAN AND THE CITY OF CACHANFU

NOTES. - 1. The Kara Muren. 2. Former growth of silk in Shan-si and Shen-si. 3. The _akche_ or _asper_.

XLI. - CONCERNING THE CITY OF KENJANFU

NOTES. - 1. Morus alba. 2. Geography of the Route since Chapter XXXVIII. 3. Kenjanfu or Si-ngan fu; the Christian monument there. 4. Prince Mangala.

XLII. - CONCERNING THE PROVINCE OF CUNCUN, WHICH IS RIGHT WEARISOME TO TRAVEL THROUGH

NOTE. - The Mountain Road to Southern Shen-si.

XLIII. - CONCERNING THE PROVINCE OF ACBALEC MANZI

NOTES. - 1. Geography, and doubts about Acbalec. 2. Further Journey into Sze-ch'wan.

XLIV. - CONCERNING THE PROVINCE OF SINDAFU

NOTES. - 1. Ch'eng-tu fu. 2. The Great River or _Kiang_. 3. The word _Comereque_. 4. The Bridge-Tolls. 5. Correction of Text.

XLV. - CONCERNING THE PROVINCE OF TEBET

NOTES. - 1. The Part of Tibet and events referred to. 2. Noise of burning bamboos. 3. Road retains its desolate character. 4. Persistence of eccentric manners illustrated. 5. Name of the Musk animal.

XLVI. - FURTHER DISCOURSE CONCERNING TEBET

NOTES. - 1. Explanatory. 2. "_Or de Paliolle_." 3. Cinnamon. 4. 5. Great Dogs, and _Beyamini_ oxen.

XLVII. - CONCERNING THE PROVINCE OF CAINDU

NOTES. - 1. Explanation from Ramusio. 2. Pearls of Inland Waters. 3. Lax manners. 4. Exchange of Salt for Gold. 5. Salt currency. 6. Spiced Wine. 7. Plant like the Clove, spoken of by Polo. Tribes of this Tract.

XLVIII. - CONCERNING THE PROVINCE OF CARAJAN

NOTES. - 1. Geography of the Route between Sindafu or Ch'eng-tu fu, and Carajan or Yun-nan. 2. Christians and Mahomedans in Yun-nan. 3. Wheat. 4. Cowries. 5. Brine-spring. 6. Parallel.

XLIX. - CONCERNING A FURTHER PART OF THE PROVINCE OF CARAJAN

NOTES.

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