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THE STORY OF MARCO POLO : With Illustrations , London: John Murray, 1898.

Full-Leather. Good +. 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Book Frontis has a B&W illustration "the Khan's Fleet passing through the Indian Archipelago", protected by tissue guard." Title page illustrated with 2 Horsemen in combat. 20 other full-page B&W illustrations and 5 In-Text. Contents include Kublai Khan. Ancient Armenia, Persia, The Roof of the Word, The Sea of Sand, The Tartars, Tibet, Xanadu, Southern China, Japan, India and much more. Handsome contemporary Blue Calf Full-Leather Prize Binding with 5 Raised Bands to spine. Title label missing from 2nd compartment, lettering clearly indented in leather. Gilt Decoration fills the other compartments. Narrow Decorative Gilt Border to front & back, also on endges and inside border. Endpapers and all page edges Marbled. ,247 Pages, 650g, 8" Tall. Presentation inscription on back of ffep, dated 1900. Front hinge split and front board is detached (but present). Some edge wear to leather. Text block firm. Some very faint and even browning to title page. Only a very occasional smal spot elsewhere, book is in very good condition except for the detached front board. (Book ref. 013862)  £40.00

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