Marco Polo / Charignon, Antoine Joseph Henri (ed.). Le livre de Marco Polo [...] Rédigé en français sous la dictée de l'auteur en 1295 par Rusticien de Pise, revu et corrigé, par Marco Polo lui-même, en 1307.

Pékin, Na-Che-Pao (Albert Nachbaur), 1924-1928.

4to. 3 vols. Text of Marco Polo in all caps and extensive commentary in regular font printed on one side of folded sheets of Chinese paper. Folded woodcut map by Erhard in three colours laid in loose at end of vol. 1. Contemporary half brown Havana over blue diced cloth, gilt-lettering on spines.


Limited edition, number 217 of 500 copies on Chinese rice paper, of an edition of 550. Based on Jean-Pierre Pauthier's 1865 edition (not 1867, as announced on the title page).

Some foxing to edges and some margins. Some wear to spine ends and extremities. Provenance: from the library of Jean R. Perrette with his bookplate on the pastedown.

Henze IV, 381. OCLC 2969693.

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