Lot 61: HORSBURGH, JAMES. To the Honorable the Court of Directors of the United East India Company.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: HORSBURGH, JAMES. To the Honorable the Court of Directors of the United East India Company. This Chart, Intended as as an Accompaniment to the Book of Directions for Navigating to, from, and in the East Indies, is inscribed by their Faithful and Obliged Servant James Horsburgh. Large engraved chart of the Java Sea through the Straits of Gaspar to the China Sea; 39 3/4x27 inches sheet size; light soiling, few small closed marginal tears, one through the lower neatline, another through the upper neatline, pencil marginalia, manuscript paper label pasted above title, printed advertisement for chartseller Henry Whipple, Salem, Mass. pasted on verso. London, 1819