Historical fiction at its FINEST!
Collector's 1953 vintage hardcover book with scarce wraparound dustjacket - Caravan to Xanadu: Stirring Novel of Marco Polo.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Young, New York, Copyright, 1953. Fascinating historical notes at the end of book.
Author, Edison Marshall has recreated this astonishing figure MARCO POLO to be his hero, scrupulously following the known facts of his career. An exciting adventure and romance story with utterly real human beings.
Bright wraparound color dustjacket, MAGNIFICENT cover illustration by James Reynold; a terrific collector's item.; would look great framed!
PLOT: Intimate record of hardships that beset Marco Polo, deadly hatred pursued him, passionate devotion brought him triumphant to palace of Kahn. Father who scorned denied him, to unbelievably lovely girl who shared tumult of his heart.
Hardcover, vibrant pictorial wrapapround dj w/ back flap author photograph. Green cloth boards. Terrific illustrated map fbep. BCE, 307pp. Binding tight.
Excellent vintage condition. Cover near fine/bright/sharp/clean-minimal shelfwear. Pages near fine/bright/crisp/clean-very light yellowing.
DJ excellent/very good/bright/clean-very light chipping some edges-spine ends-corners lightly bumped/bite–see photo. Some dj interior yellowing-foxing.
Item ID: BK1808
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