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J.A. Boyle

J.A. Boyle describes how, in 1258, the Mongol Khans from Persia captured the Caliphate of Bagdad and international contacts followed with the European powers.

Marco Polo wearing a Tatar outfit, date of print unknown.

J.A. Boyle describes how the Venetian traveller’s account of his travels sometimes tried his friends’ credulity.