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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 205r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book II, Chapter 76 -- Within city wall Kinsai (Hangzhou), capital of Manzi, king or emperor, crowned, possibly Kublai Khan, faces male figure, both gesturing with hands.
Scene within gold frame.

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