Columbia Library columns (v.9(1959Nov-1960May))

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fBm ili iJer tM aitttc>inattt|opiiottOtt §

ItueBgne imi ud^'JbIi uualjaj^B 441*1 ^ -n^

Frontispiece from Marco Polo's account of liis vo\agcs, now on display
with an Exhibition of the rarest treasures of the Columbia Librarv. This
Is the first printed edition (1477). The German text above reads as fol¬
lows: This is the noble knight Marco Polo of Venice, the great traveler,
who describes for zis the great ivonder of the world which he himself
has seen from the rising to the setting sun, the like of ivhich has never
been heard of before. (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Solton Kngel)
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