Cathay and the Way Thither, Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China : Volume II Hardback
Edited by Sir Henry Yule
Part of the Hakluyt Society, First Series series
See First Series 36 for the first volume, with which this has a continuous pagination.
Contains contemporary notices of Cathay under the Mongols, from Rashiduddin; Pegolotti's notices of the land route to Cathay and of Asiatic trade in the fourteenth century; Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel; Ibn Battuta's travels in Bengal and China; the journey of Benedict Goes from Agra to Cathay; all in English translation, with Latin and Italian texts of Odoric's narrative.
For a revised version of the whole work, see Second Series 33, 37, 38, 41.
This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1866.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 456 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/07/2010
- Category: Literary studies: general
- ISBN: 9781409413035