Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan by Giles Milton
For those interested history and culture East and West, Giles Milton's Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan tells the story of William Adams, the 17th century English adventurer who lived successfully among the Japanese in their isolated society and bridged the gap between England and the Far East.
Illustrated with black and white reproductions, drawings and maps, this hardcover nonfiction book is in very good to excellent condition. The pages are clean and unmarked with only slight discoloration to the outside edges. The binding is tight and the cover and spine are sound, with very few signs of shelf wear; the colorful dust jacket is in near mint condition.
Published in 2002, the book measures 8 1/2" by 5 3/4 inches and, including Notes and Sources, Acknowledgements and Index, is 352 pages long.