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Cathay and the Way Thither: Being A Collection of Medieval Notices of China (Four Volumes in Two: Vol. I-II & Vol. III-IV) by  Henry & Henri Cordier Yule - Hardcover - Reprint Edition - 1966 - from Book Happy Booksellers (SKU: 014237)

Cathay and the Way Thither: Being A Collection of Medieval Notices of China (Four Volumes in Two: Vol. I-II & Vol. III-IV)

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Cathay and the Way Thither: Being A Collection of Medieval Notices of China (Four Volumes in Two: Vol. I-II & Vol. III-IV)

by Yule, Henry & Henri Cordier

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Taipei, Taiwan: Ch'eng-Wen Publishing Company, 1966. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1313pp; Two volumes: green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine, boards protected by clear plastic sleeves, spine slightly faded, text unmarked, binding is tight, folding maps present in rear pockets, VG condition. (NOTE: THIS EDITION DOES NOT REPRODUCE ALL MAPS & ILLUSTRATIONS FROM ORIGINAL EDITION.) Reprint of work originally issued by the Hakluyt Society in 1915. Consists of four volumes in two, Vol. I-II & Vol. III-IV. Volume I: Preliminary Essay on the Intercourse Between China and the Western Nations Previous to the Discovery of the Cape Route. Volume II: Odoric of Pordenone. Volume III: Missionary Friars--Rashidduddin--Pegolotti--Marignolli. Volume IV: Ibn Bataua--Benedict Goes--Index. Illustrated. Includes two folding maps in rear pockets.

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014237
Title
Cathay and the Way Thither: Being A Collection of Medieval Notices of China (Four Volumes in Two: Vol. I-II & Vol. III-IV)
Author
Yule, Henry & Henri Cordier
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ch'eng-Wen Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Taipei, Taiwan
Date published
1966
Keywords
history medieval china chinese asia missionaries exploration travel
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tight
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