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Author Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876.

Title Tales of old travel / re-narrated by Henry Kingsley.

Publication Info. London : Macmillan & Co., 1869.


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Description 1 online resource (381 pages).
Series Marco Polo anthology
Marco Polo anthology.
BiblioBoard Core module.
Note Title vignette
Original document: Book.
Contents Marco Polo -- The shipwreck of Pelsart -- The wonderful adventures of Andrew Battel -- The wanderings of a Capuchin -- Peter Carder -- The preservation of the "Terra nova" -- Spitzbergen --D'Ermenonville's acclimatization adventure -- The old slave trade -- Miles Philips -- The sufferings of Robert Everard -- John Fox -- Alvaro Nunez -- The foundation of an empire
Summary This book offers a collection of tales of various explorers and travelers throughout the centuries and opens with a chapter on Marco Polo. The author also gives keen insight into the political and social state of the Tartars at the time when Marco Polo interacted with them.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Voyages and travels.
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