Cathay and the Way Thither, Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China
See First Series 36 for the first volume, with which this has a continuous pagination. Contains contemporary notices of Cathay under the Mongols, from Rashiduddin; Pegolotti's notices of the land route to Cathay and of Asiatic trade in the fourteenth century; Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel; Ibn Battuta's travels in Bengal and China; the journey of Benedict Goës from Agra to Cathay; all in English translation, with Latin and Italian texts of Odoric's narrative. For a revised version of the whole work, see Second Series 33, 37, 38, 41. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1866.
Table of Contents
Contents: Cathay under the Mongols, extracted from Rashiduddin: Introductory notices;Text. Notices of the land route to Cathay and of Asiatic trade in the first half of the 14th century by Francis Balducci Pegliotti :Introductory notices;Text. John de' Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel : Biographical and Introductory Notices; Text. Ibn Battuta's travels in Bengal and China ; Introductory notice; Text. The journey of Benedict Goës from Agra to Cathay ; Introductory notice; Text; Appendix; Index.