The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian: The Translation of Marsden Revised, with a Selection of His Notes

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H. Bohn, 1854 - 508 pages
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Of the Town of Kobiam and its Manufactures
70
CONTENTS vii
72
Of a fertile Plain of six Days Journey succeeded by
77
Of the Province of BalashanOf the Precious Stones found
83
Of the Province of VokhanOf an Ascent for three Days
91
Of the Province of Karkan the Inhabitants of which
97
Of the Province of TanguthOf the City of SachionOf
104
Of the District of Kamul and of some peculiar Customs
109
Of the City of Kampion the principal one of the Province
115
Concerning ChingisKhan first Emperor of the Tartars
122
Of six successive Emperors of the Tartars and of the Cere
125
Of the Celestial and Terrestrial Deities of the Tartars
132
Of the Plain of Bargu near Kara KoranOf the Customs of
139
Of the Province of Egrigaia and of the City of Kalachaor
145
Of the Grand Khans beautiful Palace in the City of Shandu
152
BOOK II
160
Of the Return of the Grand Khan to the City of Kanbalu after
167
Of the Figure and Stature of the Grand KhanOf his four
171
PAGE
179
Of the new City of Taidu built near to that of KanbaluOf
181
Of the treasonable Practices employed to cause the City
187
Of the Style in which the Grand Khan holds his Public Courts
193
Of the White Feast held on the First Day of the Month
199
Of the Quantity of Game taken and sent to the Court during
205
Of the Multitude of Persons who continually resort to
214
Of the Places established on all the great Roads for supplying
221
Of the Relief afforded by the Grand Khan to all the Provinces
227
Of the Religion of the TartarsOf the Opinions they hold
234
Of the Kingdom of Tainfu
242
Of the City of Kenzanfu
248
Of the Province of Kaindu
258
Of the Province named Karazan
264
Of the Manner in which the Grand Khan effected the Con
271
Of an uninhabited Region and of the Kingdom of Mien
276
Of the City of Mien and of a grand Sepulchre of its King
277
Of the Province of Bangala
279
Of the Province of Kangigu
281
Of the Province of Amu
282
Of Tholoman
283
Of the Cities of Chintigui Sidinfu Gingui and Pazanfu
284
Of the City of Changlu
288
Of the City of Changli
289
Of the City of Singui and of the very great River Kiang
305
Of the City of Kayngui
308
Of the City of Changhianfu
309
Of the City of Tinguigui
310
Of the Cities of Singui and Vagiu
311
Of the noble and magnificent City of Kinsai
313
Of the Revenues of the Grand Khan
336
Of the City of Tapinzu
337
Of the City of Uguiu
338
Of the Kingdom or Viceroyalty of Koncha and its capi tal City named Fugiu
339
Of the City of Kuelinfu
341
Of the City of Unguen
342
Of the City of Kangiu
343
Of the City and Port of Zaitun and the City of Tingui ib BOOK III
347
Of the Island of Zipangu
350
Of the nature of the Idols worshipped in Zipangu and of the People being addicted to eating Human Flesh
354
Of the Sea of Chin between this Island and the Province of Manji
355
Of the Gulf of Keinan and of its Rivers
357
Of the Country of Ziamba of the King of that Country and of his becoming tributary to the Grand Khan
358
Of the Island of Java
361
Of the Islands of Sondur and Condur and of the Country of Lochac
362
Of the Island of Pentan and of the Kingdom of Malaiur
364
Of the Island of Java Minor
365
Of the Kingdom of Felech in the Island of Java Minor
366
Of the Second Kingdom named Basman
367
Of the Third Kingdom named Samara
369
Of the Fourth Kingdom named Dragoian
372
Of the Fifth Kingdom named Lambri
373
Of the Sixth Kingdom named Fanfur where Meal is pro
374
Of the Province of Maabar
380
Of the Kingdom of Murphili or Monsul
398
Of the Island of Zeilan
405
Of Komari
413
Of the Kingdom of Kambaia
420
Of the great Island of Madagascar
427
Of the multitude of Islands in the Indian
434
Of the City of Escier
440
Of those Countries which are termed the Region of Darkness
449
What the Grand Khan said of the Injuries done to
456
The Battle between Argon and Acomat
462
Of the great Battle between Alau and Berca
468
271
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Page 352 - They have gold in the greatest abundance, its sources being inexhaustible,4 but as the king does not allow of its being exported, few merchants visit the country, nor is it frequented by much shipping from other parts.

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