Western Coast of North America
Stock No. 3162MS
Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden's Atlas Minimus Universalis. Image 120 x 104 mm., sheet 169 x 147 mm. Original hand-colouring.
Showing the recent discoveries by Cook, including the Sandwich Islands.
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.