Nova Illustrissimi Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula

Johannes Janssonius (*1588 - 1664)
Coloured map of Pomerania. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1630.

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Antique map of Pomerania by Johannes Janssonius. Shows the Baltic coast from Stralsund with Rügen and Usedom to Gdansk. With Szczecin and Toruń. Decorated with 3 cartouches, the portrait of Bogislaw XIV, 3 compass roses and sailing ships. Rare, without any text on verso.


CartographerJohannes Janssonius
TitleNova Illustrissimi Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula
Publisher, YearJ. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1630
Plate Size37.8 x 48.5 cm (14.9 x 19.1 inches)
Sheet Size42.7 x 54.5 cm (16.8 x 21.5 inches)
ReferenceVan der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 2190:1.1


Some staining in margins. 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 Pomerania. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1630.

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