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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. 216r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book III, Chapter 03; Kublai Khan: Scene, Invasion of Japan -- Ship filled with Mongol soldiers, one carrying shield, sits on water beside land on which three Mongol soldiers, one carrying shield, walk toward gate.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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