Orbis Veteribus Notus
Stock No. 3131MS
Miniature copper-engraved map of the world as known to the ancients, 1798, engraved by T. Conder for William Faden's Atlas Minimus Universalis. Image 101 x 120 mm., sheet 148 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.