Cathay and the Way Thither. Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China Mixed media product
Edited by Henri Cordier
Volume I: The first volume in the revised edition of First Series 36 (1866) and 37 (1866).
With numerous supplementary extracts from writers of the first to the sixteenth century.
Volumes II and III appeared earlier (Second Series 33, 37), and volume IV followed (Second Series 41). First published: 1915. Volume II: Volume I followed (Second Series 38). A revised edition of First Series 36 (1866) and 37 (1866) above, whose title page was followed.
The appendix contains a Latin and an Italian text of Friar Odoric's travels in the early fourteenth century.
Continued in Second Series 37 and 41 below. First published: 1913. Volume III: Volume I followed (Second Series 38). A revised edition of First Series 36 (1866) and 37 (1866).
Letters and reports of missionary friars from Cathay and India, 1292-1338; Cathay under the Mongols, from Rashiduddin's history, c. 1300-1307; Pegolotti's notices of the land route to Cathay, c. 1330-40; and John d'Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel, 1338-53, taken from his 'Chronicle of Bohemia'. Follows on from volume II (Second Series 33); volume IV is Second Series 41. First published: 1914. Volume IV: Follows on from Second Series 33, 37, 38, being part of the revised edition of First Series 36 (1866) and 37 (1866). This volume covers Ibn Battuta's travels in Bengal and China, c. 1347, and the journey of Goes from Agra to Cathay, 1602-7, with an index to all four volumes. First published: 1916 This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1913-1916.
- Format: Mixed media product
- Pages: Includes 9 b&w illustration and 4 maps
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/10/2010
- Category: Humamities
- ISBN: 9781409424802
- Paperback from £14.95
- Hardback from £19.95