1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 24 x 25 cm
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Parallel text in English and simplified Chinese.
Map on endpapers.
Follow the adventures of the great Chinese explorer Zheng He (1371-1433) during the renowned Ming Dynasty in this illustrated bilingual book. The young Zheng He dreamed of foreign lands, his imagination awakened by a porcelain vase his grandfather and father brought home from overseas. It became his goal to find this stunning cobalt colour but the road to fulfilling this dream was not a straight one.