The Cities of Heaven and Earth. Ancient
incised Plan of Su-chau. 5. Hu-chau, Wu-kiang and Kya-hing.
LXXVI. - DESCRIPTION OF THE GREAT CITY OF KINSAY, WHICH IS THE CAPITAL OF
THE WHOLE COUNTRY OF MANZI
NOTES. - 1. King-sze now Hang-chau. 2. The circuit ascribed to the City;
the Bridges. 3. Hereditary Trades. 4. The Si-hu or Western Lake.
5. Dressiness of the People. 6. Charitable Establishments. 7. Paved
roads. 8. Hot and Cold Baths. 9. Kanpu, and the Hang-chau Estuary.
10. The Nine Provinces of Manzi. 11. The Kaan's Garrisons in Manzi.
12. Mourning costume. 13. 14. Tickets recording inmates of houses.
LXXVII. - [FURTHER PARTICULARS CONCERNING THE GREAT CITY OF KINSAY.]
(From Ramusio only.)
NOTES. - 1. Remarks on these supplementary details. 2. Tides in the
Hang-chau Estuary. 3. Want of a good Survey of Hang-chau. The Squares.
4. Marco ignores pork. 5. Great Pears: Peaches. 6. Textual. 7. Chinese
use of Pepper. 8. Chinese claims to a character for Good Faith.
9. Pleasure-parties on the Lake. 10. Chinese Carriages. 11. The Sung
Emperor. 12. The Sung Palace. Extracts regarding this Great City from
other mediaeval writers, European and Asiatic. Martini's Description.
LXXVIII. - TREATING OF THE YEARLY REVENUE THAT THE GREAT KAAN HATH FROM
NOTES. - 1. Textual. 2. Calculations as to the values spoken of.
LXXIX. - OF THE CITY OF TANPIJU AND OTHERS
NOTES. - 1. Route from Hang-chau southward. 2. Bamboos.