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A new chart shewing the navigation through the Straits of Sunda to Batavia. Drawn from the latest authorities by J.W. Norie, Hydrographer, etc.
J. Stephenson, Engraver. A new edition. London, published as the act directs, Nov.1st, 1839, by J.W. Norie & Co. at the Navigation Warehouse and Naval Academy, No.157, Leadenhall Street.
English hydrographer, chart publisher, teacher and writer on navigation at the "Navigation Warehouse and Naval Academy No. 157, Leadenhall Street, London.
Norie began as a draughtsman at William Heather's chart publishing business. In 1812 he took over Heather's business with George Wilson as his financial partner, trading as Norie & Co. In 1819 they took over Steel & Co. another chart publisher. In 1824 the firm became agents for the sale of Admiralty charts.