Orbis Romani, pars occidentalis
Stock No. 3132MS
Miniature copper-engraved map of the western part of the Roman empire, 1798, engraved by Hatchett for William Faden's Atlas Minimus Universalis. Image 120 x 100 mm., sheet 170 x 147 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.