Old coloured map of Murcia, Granada. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1635.

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Old coloured antique map of the Andalusia by J. Janssonius. Shows the historic spanish provinces Granada and Murcia spanning from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, covering notable cities such as Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada, and Almeria. The map is adorned with various elements, including a title cartouche, a scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses, and a depiction of a sea battle. A legend at the bottom identifies archbishoprics, bishoprics, and universities in the region.


CartographerJohannes Janssonius
TitleGranata, et Murcia Regna
Publisher, YearJ. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1635
Plate Size37.3 x 48.8 cm (14.7 x 19.2 inches)
Sheet Size54.4 x 62.8 cm (21.4 x 24.7 inches)
ReferenceVan der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 6130:1


Very good conditions in fine original old colours. Very wide margin.


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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Old coloured map of Murcia, Granada. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1635.

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