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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. 71r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Prologue, Chapter 01; Nicholas Polo: Scene, departing from Constantinople, and Maffeo Polo: Scene, departing from Constantinople -- Polo brothers, Nicholas and Maffeo, ride on bridled horses, emerging from city gate of Constantinople.
Scene within gold frame.

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