The original log-book of William Adams, Written in 1614-1619 by William Adams
The original log-book of William Adams made during four voyages to Japan, Siam, and Cochin China in 1614-19, identified by mr. Strickland Gibson in the Athenaeum (Apr. 8, 1905) and edited by C. J. Purnell as The Log-Book of William Adams (1916). The first log beg. 'A [rememb]ranc of a vyage to Siam ... begoon the 28 of nouember 1614', and the fourth is followed by some miscellaneous accounts.
- Creation: Written in 1614-1619 by William Adams
Language of Materials
MS. Savile 48
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 6594
On Japanese paper
15 2/5 × 10 4/5 in.