James Hurley, Books: Marco Polo
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POLO, MARCO
The Travels of Marco Polo The Venetian. Translated and Edited by William Marsden; Re-edited by Thomas Wright
Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1948. Hardcover. Ill.: Jon Corbino. Book, [vi], 344pp, endpaper map, 14 color plates from paintings by Corbino, many black and white text drawings. 8vo/22cm. Backed in tan cloth gilt, front board elaborately decorated iin black and gold on red field, light rubbing, internally fine. Overall VG+. Marco Polo (1254-1324) was a Venetian trader and explorer and together with his father and uncle was one of the first Westerners to travel the Silk Road to China. Jon Corbino (1905-1964) was a Sicilian-American painter who after serving as a WPA artist went on to become one of the most influential members of the 'Sarasota School' of art and whose works hang in many American museums. Fine.
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Book number: 003498
USD 19.55 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2186]
Catalogue: Marco Polo
Keywords: Jon Corbinomarco Polo Asia Travels & Description Voyages Kublai Khan Silk Road China Mongol Empire

 
POLO, MARCO
The Travels of Marco Polo
New York, Orion Press. 1958. Hardcover. Ill.: Design by Martin Krampen. Book, First Edition. xx, 356pp, 25 illustrations in full color from a 14th century manuscript in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. 8vo/22cm. Pictorial blue cloth gilt, light edgeware, in protected lightly edgeworn and soiled dj, internally fine. The text is based on the Marsden-Wright translation as used in the Everyman's edition published in New York by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc. and in London by J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. Marco Polo (1254-1324) was probably the most famous Westerner who ever travelled the Silk Road. Fine.
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Book number: 003480
USD 16.62 [Appr.: EURO 14 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1859]
Catalogue: Marco Polo
Keywords: Design By Martin Krampenasia Silk Road Travel Description and Adventure Marco Polo Venetian Travellers Voyages Marsden-Wright Translation

 
POLO, MARCO
The Travels of Marco Polo. Edited with Introduction by Manuel Komroff.
Garden City, Garden City Publishing Co. Inc. 1930. Hardcover. Ill.: Witold Gordon. Book, N.d.(ca.1930?) Deluxe Edition based on Horace Liveright copyright edition of 1930. xxxiii, 370pp, thirty two 2-color woodcut illustrations by Witold Gordon, index. Tall 8vo/24cm. Grey cloth with gilt decorated spine, slightly rubbed at head of spine, small dark smudge at tail, blind stamp seal on front board, in protected but chipped dj, illustrated end papers, internally clean, tight and very good+.VG/G-. Marco Polo, one of the great travellers of all time, lived from approximately 1254 to 1324 A.D. Manuel Komroff (1890-1974) was a prolific American writer and editor with more than fifty titles to his credit in the Library of Congress, several relating to Marco Polo. Witold Gordon (c.1885?-1968) was well known for his illustrations which appeared in major magazines like Vanity Fair, Vogue and the New Yorker (for which he did eight covers in the 1940s). He also did murals for Rockefeller Center and the 1940 New York World's Fair. VG.
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Book number: 003500
USD 21.51 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2405]
Catalogue: Marco Polo
Keywords: Witold Gordonmarco Polo Travel and Adventure Discovery Asia Middle Ages Description Witold Gordon Illustrations Voyages Mongol Empire Kublai Khan

 
WALSH, RICHARD J.
The Adventures of Marco Polo as Dictated in a Prison to a Scribe in the Year 1209 What he Experienced and Heard During Twenty Four Years Spent in Travel...
New York, The John Day Company. 1948. Hardcover. Ill.: Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. Book, xi, 196. [xiii] pp, 6 full-page color illustrations from paintingsplus numerous text illustrations in sepia, Intruduction by Pearl S. Buck, Editor's Foreword, Prologue, Conclusion, Index. 4to/27cm. Blind stamp decorated red cloth, three letters outlined in ink, internally clean, tight and very good. Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveler who lived from about 1254 to 1324. Richard J. Walsh ( 1886-1960) was the President of The John Day Company and the husband of Pearl Buck (1892-1973), Nobel Laureate and noted author of books on Asia who wrote the Introduction.Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge (1889-1977) was an American artist, illustrator, author and adventurer. Very Good.
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Book number: 004979
USD 17.60 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1968]
Catalogue: Marco Polo
Keywords: Cyrus Leroy Baldridgeasia Travel & Descrition China Pearl Buck

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