Coloured map of Friesland, Groningen. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

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Beautiful map of the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands by J. Janssonius. Shows the surroundings of Groningen with Dollart and Emden. With the West Frisian islands of Schiermonnikoog, Simonszand, Rottumerplaat and Rottumeroog, also the East Frisian island of Borkum. Two decorative cartouches and maritime staffage on the North Sea. From the early French edition of the Mercator Atlas of 1633. French text on the verso.


CartographerJohannes Janssonius
TitleGroninga dominium
Publisher, YearH. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633
Plate Size38.2 x 49.2 cm (15.0 x 19.4 inches)
Sheet Size48.0 x 56.7 cm (18.9 x 22.3 inches)
ReferenceVan der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 3950:1.1


Very 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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Coloured map of Friesland, Groningen. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

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