Marco Polo Collection

collection

Campus:
California State University, East Bay
Library:
CSUEB University Libraries
Subject(s):
Asia — Description and travel ; Mongols — History ; Marco Polo, 1254—1323? ; Voyages and travels
Description:
A collection of books pertaining to the 12th century Italian explorer. One of the first Europeans to return from China and other parts of South and East Asia, Marco Polo described the geography and culture of these hitherto unknown regions to Europeans. The collection is actually a subset of the larger Henry Hart Collection.
Dates covered:
1824 - 1922
Language(s):
English;Italian;French;German;Spanish.
Collection Size:
Approximately 200 volumes of varying sizes.