The Travels of Marco Polo/Preface/Chapter 4

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How the Two Brothers Took the Envoys' Counsel, and Went to the Court of the Great Kaan.[edit]

So when the Two Brothers had made their arrangements, they set out on their travels, in company with the Envoys, and journeyed for a whole year, going northward and north-eastward, before they reached the Court of that Prince. And on their journey they saw many marvels of divers and sundry kinds, but of these we shall say nothing at present, because Messer Mark, who has likewise seen them all, will give you a full account of them in the Book which follows.