Polo: De Regionibus Orientalibus Libri III …

[Marco Polo:] Marci Pauli Veneti, Historici fidelissimi iuxta ac praestantissimi, De Regionibus Orientalibus : Libri III. ; Cum Codice Manuscripto Bibliothecae Electoralis Brandenburgicae collati, exq[ue] eo adiectis Notis plurimum tum suppleti tum illustrati. Accedit, propter cognationem materiae, Haithoni Armeni historia orientalis: quae de Tartaris inscribitur; itemque Andreae Mulleri, Greiffenhagii, de Chataja, cuius praedictorum Auctorum uterque mentionem facit, Disquisitio; inque ipsum Marcum Paulum Venetum Praefatio, & locupletissimi Indices (Coloniae Brandenburgicae: Schulzius 1671)

Andreas Müller compiled travel accounts and information on China in one volume:
Part I is an edition of a Berlin manuscript of Marco Polo, including comparisons with editions by Grynaeus (1532) and Ramusio (1559).
Part II is a Latin version of Historia orientalis by the Armenian Hayton of Corycus (m. 1308).
Part III is an encyclopedia of China by Müller, listing „Chinese peculiarities“ based on Chinese and oriental sources. (Cf. Löwendahl 153).

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