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James's account of Poland, Written about 1620 by Richard James

MS. James 43**
Held at the Weston Library

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James's account of:

  1. Poland (fol. 1)
  2. the Shetland (fol. 1v) and Orkney (fol. 3) Islands
  3. Scotland (fol. 3v)
  4. Greenland, etc.

Based on his travels in 1615-20: beg. 'Crakow the chief citie of great Poland'.


  • Creation: Written about 1620 by Richard James


17 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. James 43**

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. 3880**

Custodial History

Formerly bound up in MS. Casaubon 21. Recognized as a James MS. (see O.C., p. 263), taken out and re-referenced, January 1920.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/5 × 6 2/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom