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Horsburgh, James

Overview
Works: 287 works in 457 publications in 3 languages and 1,226 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Manuscript maps  Sources  History  Nautical charts 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Cartographer, Editor, Compiler, Photographer, Former owner
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Most widely held works by James Horsburgh
The India directory : or, Directions for sailing to and from the East Indies, China, Australia, and the interjacent ports of Africa and South America by James Horsburgh( )

18 editions published between 1852 and 1855 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the navigation of the Eastern seas, by Mr. James Horsburgh. Published at the charge of the East India Company by A Dalrymple by James Horsburgh( )

5 editions published between 1797 and 2018 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions for sailing to and from the East Indies, China, New Holland, Cape of Good Hope, and the interjacent ports : compiled chiefly from original journals at the East India House by James Horsburgh( )

13 editions published between 1809 and 2015 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As first mate aboard an East India Company vessel, James Horsburgh (1762-1836) was shipwrecked in the Indian Ocean in 1786 after faulty charts steered the ship onto a reef. Thereafter he devoted himself to the production of accurate charts of the eastern seas, keeping meticulous notes on extensive voyages, and carefully scrutinising the accounts and journals of other mariners. For his efforts, Horsburgh was elected to the Royal Society in 1806, and appointed hydrographer to the East India Company in 1810. The present work, reissued here in
A treatise on marine surveying : in two parts by Murdoch Mckenzie( Book )

9 editions published between 1819 and 1820 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions for sailing to and from the East Indies, China, New Holland, Cape of Good Hope, and the interjacent ports by James Horsburgh( Book )

8 editions published between 1809 and 1811 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India directory--Supplement to the India sailing directory by James Horsburgh( )

2 editions published in 1826 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India directory, or, Directions for sailing to and from the East Indies, China, New Holland, Cape of Good Hope, Brazil, and the interjacent ports by James Horsburgh( Book )

11 editions published between 1816 and 1827 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Initial report on scheme for development of North Australia by Australia( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China Sea by James Horsburgh( )

5 editions published between 1806 and 1850 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The India directory, or, Directions for sailing to and from the East Indies, China, Japan, Australia, and the interjacent ports of Africa and South America by James Horsburgh( Book )

5 editions published between 1864 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The India directory, for the guidance of commanders of steamers and sailing vessels. Founded upon the work of the late Captain James Horsburgh by A. D Taylor( Book )

6 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastern passages to China by James Horsburgh( )

3 editions published between 1826 and 1849 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions nautiques sur les mers de l'Inde by James Horsburgh( Book )

5 editions published in 1853 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roteiro da India, ou, Instrucc̜oens para navegar nos mares da India e China, Nova Hollanda, Cabo da Boa Esperanca, Brazil e portos interjacentes by James Horsburgh( Book )

4 editions published in 1827 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treatise entitled Of the unity of the Church by Cyprian( Book )

5 editions published between 1815 and 1820 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Horsburgh Captain

Horsburgh, J.

Horsburgh, J. 1762-1836 (James)

Horsburgh, J. (James)

Horsburgh James

Horsburgh, James, Captain

James Horsburgh British hydrographer

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