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Creator:
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? author.
Title(s):

Marco Polo Venetiano : in cui si tratta le merauigliose cose del mondo per lui uedute, del costume di uarij paesi, della stranio uiuere di quelli ; della descrittione de diuersi animali, e del trouar dell'oro dell'argenteo, e delle pietre preciose, cosa non men utile, che bella.

Published/Created:
In Venetia : Per Mathio Pagan, in Frezaria, al segno delle fede, [1555]
Physical Description:
[112] pages ; 16 cm (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G370.P6 M37 1555b
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published in German, under title: ... Das Puch des edeln[n] Ritters vn[n] Landtfarers Marcho Polo. In dem er schreibt die grossen wunderlichen Ding dieser Welt. Nuremberg, 1477.
A reprinting of the first Venice edition of 1496, published in Italian under title: Marco Polo da Veniesia De le merauegliose cose del mondo. This edition was also issued by M. Pagan with a date. Cf. Cordier.
Printer from colophon.
Date according to Hough.
Title vignette: Printer's device.
Signatures: A-G⁸.
EDIT 16, CNCE 50668
Bibliotheca Americana: catalogue of the John Carter Brown Library in Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1:189
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 44498
Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum, 531
Hough, S.J. The Italians and the creation of America, 1
Cordier, H. Bibliotheca sinica, p. 1970
Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, P1792
BAC G370.P6 M37 1555b: Bound in later red morocco. Bookplate: Francis Bayard Rives. With second unidentified armorial bookplate with a tassled banner bearing motto "CONSTANTIA ET LABORE" and an oval shield with two angels holding plants (description from identical bookplate at University of Illinois Ex Libris Collection).
Subject Terms:
Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Mongols -- Early works to 1800.
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Rives, Francis Bayard -- Bookplate.
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Pagano, Matheo, active 1538-1562, printer, publisher.
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