Stock No. 3129MS
Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by T. Foot for William Faden’s Atlas Minimus Universalis. Image 115 x 100 mm., sheet 170 x 147 mm. Original hand-colouring. Paper thinned in margin at lower left-hand corner, slight paper flaw on left-hand edge. Small (2 mm.) hole in sea area upper right.
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.