Nea-Polynesia, or The Islands Newly Discover’d in the Pacific Ocean
Stock No. 3166MS
Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden's Atlas Minimus Universalis. Image 101 x 120 mm., sheet 147 x 170 mm. Original hand-colouring.
William Faden (1749-1836) was an important English cartographer and map-publisher of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, noted for the accuracy of his maps. He was appointed Geographer to George III in 1783.