Antique map of Julich, North Rhein-Westphalia. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1650.

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Engraved map of the area around Julich by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Showing River Rhine between Rheinberg and Remagen with Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Köln, Bonn and Aachen with Maastricht in the West. Centred on the town of Jülich. Without the text on verso.


CartographerJohannes Janssonius
TitleIuliacensis ducatus
Publisher, YearJ. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650
Plate Size40.6 x 56.5 cm (16.0 x 22.2 inches)
Sheet Size42.0 x 57.8 cm (16.5 x 22.8 inches)


Right margin cut on the frame, two minor vertical creases right to centrefold, good condition.


Johannes Janssonius also known as Jan Jansson was born 1588 in Arnhem, Netherlands. His father was a bookseller and publisher (Jan Janszoon the Elder). When he married the daughter of the cartographer Jodocus Hondius he also set up a business as book publisher in Amsterdam. His first map was published in 1616. Around 15 years later he set up a partnership with his brother in law Hondius add issued further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlas. After his death in 1664, his heirs still have published several maps. Many of his plates have been acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk.

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Antique map of Julich, North Rhein-Westphalia. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1650.

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