Rossabi, Morris: VOYAGER FROM XANADU. Rabban Sauma and the First Journey from China to the West. Tokyo, 1992. xv, 218 pp. 22x15 cm. Cloth, dustjacket.
Around the time that Marco Polo was travelling to China, a Christian monk, Rabban Sauma, left it and embarked on a religious pilgrimage that became a diplomatic mission. Fascinating.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 507 in printed List 200.
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