Chart of the World on Mercator’s Projection
Stock No. 3144MS
Miniature copper-engraved map, 1798, engraved by William Palmer for William Faden's Atlas Minimus Universalis. Image 103 x 165 mm., sheet 147 x 175 mm.; (remargined left-hand edge by about 7 mm. - upper left-hand borderline just shaved. 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.