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Polo, Marco, 1254–1323?

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.

In Venetia : Per Matthio Pagan, in Frezaria, al segno della fede, 1555.
Physical Description:
[112] pages ; 15 cm (8vo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G370.P6 M37 1555
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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. This 1555 edition was also issued by M. Pagan without a date. Cf. Cordier.
Printer and date of publication from colophon.
Signatures: A-G⁸.
Title vignette: Printer's device.
EDIT 16, CNCE 66667
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 44498
Cordier, H. Bibliotheca sinica, p. 1970
BAC G370.P6 M37 1555: Bound in later brown morocco. Autograph: Cal. Jr(?). P MMS Stedman. Autograph: C.P. Septr. 5 29. With manuscript annotations signed M.S.
Subject Terms:
Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Mongols -- Early works to 1800.
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Pagano, Matheo, active 1538-1562, printer, publisher.

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