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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. 245r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book III, Chapter 31 -- Six female figures stand on island separated by sea from second island with four male figures.
Representation of the islands called Male and Female.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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