NOTES.—1. Textual. 2.
Do. 3. Exceptions to the general charge of
Irreligion brought against the Chinese. 4. Politeness. 5. Filial Piety.
6. Pocket Spitoons.
INSERTED PLATES AND MAPS.
Portrait of Sir HENRY YULE. From the Painting
by Mr. T. B. Wirgman, in the
Royal Engineers’ Mess House at Chatham.
Illuminated Title, with Medallion representing the POLOS ARRIVING AT VENICE after 26 years’ absence, and being refused admittance to the Family Mansion; as related by Ramusio, p. 4 of Introductory Essay. Drawn by Signor QUINTO CENNI, No. 7 Via Solferino, Milan; from a Design by the Editor.
DOORWAY of the HOUSE of MARCO POLO in the Corte Sabbionera at Venice. Woodcut from a drawing by Signor L. ROSSO, Venice.
Corte del Milione, Venice.
Malibran Theatre, Venice.
Entrance to the Corte del Milione, Venice. From photographs taken for the present editor, by Signor NAYA.
Figures from St. Sabba’s, sent to Venice.
From a photograph of Signor
Church of SAN MATTEO, at Genoa.
Palazzo di S. Giorgio, at Genoa.
Miracle of S. Lorenzo. From the Painting by V. CARPACCIO.
Facsimile of the WILL of MARCO POLO, preserved in
St. Mark’s Library.
Lithographed from a photograph specially taken by Bertani at Venice.
Pavement in front of S. Lorenzo.
Mosaic Portrait of Marco Polo, at Genoa.
The Pseudo Marco Polo at Canton.
Porcelain Incense-Burner, from the Louvre.
Temple of 500 Genii, at Canton, after a drawing by FELIX REGAMEY.
Probable view of MARCO POLO’S OWN GEOGRAPHY: a Map of the World, formed as far as possible from the Traveller’s own data. Drawn by the Editor.
Part of the Catalan Map of 1375.
Marco Polo’s Itineraries, No. 1. WESTERN ASIA. This includes also “Sketch showing the chief Monarchies of Asia, in the latter part of the 13th century.”
Map illustrating the geographical position of the CITY of SARAI. Plan of part of the remains of the same city. Reduced from a Russian plan published by M. Grigorieff.
Reduced FACSIMILE of the BUDDHIST INSCRIPTION of the Mongol Era, on the Archway at KIU-YONG KWAN in the Pass of Nan-k’au, north-west of Peking, showing the characters in use under the Mongol Dynasty. Photogravure from the Recueil des documents de l’Epoque Mongole, by H.H. Prince ROLAND BONAPARTE. See an Article by Mr. Wylie in the J. R. A. S. for 1870, p. 14.
Plan of AYAS, the Laias of Polo. From an Admiralty Chart. Plan of position of DILAWAR, the supposed site of the Dilavar of Polo. Ext. from a Survey by Lt.-Col. D. G. Robinson, R.E.
Marco Polo’s Itineraries, No. II. Routes between KERMAN and HORMUZ.