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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. 258r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book IV, Chapter 02; Kublai Khan: Scene, Battle against Kaidu Khan -- Two groups of Mongol soldiers, wearing helmets and mail, carrying spears, lances, and shields, some on horseback, face one another.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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