Author:John Barrow (1764-1848)

John Barrow
English statesman and writer. Father of John Barrow
John Barrow


  • A Description of Pocket and Magazine Cases of Mathematical Drawing Instruments, in which is explained the Use of each Instrument, and particularly, of the Sector and plain Scale, in the Solutions of a variety of Problems; likewise the Description, Construction, and Use of Gunter's Scale (1792)
  • Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, And Comparison, Made And Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen (1804)
  • A Voyage to Cochinchina in the Years 1792 and 1793 (1806)
  • Travels into The Interior of Southern Africa (1806)
  • Some Account of the Public Life, And A Selection From The Unpublished Writings, of The Earl of McCartney (1807)
  • A Chronological History of Voyages into The Arctic Regions (1818)
  • The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of HMS Bounty (1831)
  • The Life of Richard Earl Howe, K.G., Admiral of the Fleet, And General of Marines (1838)
  • The Life of George Lord Anson, Admiral of The Fleet; Vice-Admiral of Great Britain; And First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, Previous To, And During, The Seven-Years' War (1839)
  • The Life of Peter The Great (1840)
  • A Description of Pitcairn's Island And Its Inhabitants (1845)
  • Voyages of Discovery And Research Within The Arctic Regions, From The Year 1818 to the Present Time (1846)
  • An Auto-Biographical Memoir of Sir John Barrow, Bart, Late of the Admiralty. Including Reflections, Observations, and Reminiscences at Home and Abroad, from Early Life to Advanced Age (1847)
  • Life & Correspondence of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith G.C.B. (1848)
  • Sketches of the Royal Society And Royal Society Club (1848)
  • Memoirs of the Chief Incidents of the Public Life of Sir George Thomas Staunton, Bart. with George Staunton (1856)
  • (ed.) Life and Writings of Lord Macartney

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