Antique Maps by Jodocus Hondius (*1563 - 1612)

Jodocus Hondius born 1563 in Wakken (West Flanders). He became a globe maker and map engraver. In 1593 set up his business in Amsterdam after he spent some years in London. He was one of the most important engravers of his time and engraved maps for van den Keere, Waghenaer or Speed. Hondius bought the plates of Mercator in 1604, added around 40 maps and published the Atlas first 1606 still under Mercators name. After his death 1612 in Amsterdam, the business was carried out by his sons Jodocus II and Henricus.
  • 1635 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Maximi Totius Europae Fluminis Danubii Cursus per Germaniam Hungariamque Nova Delineatio

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1635

    Antique map of the Danube river in two sections by H. Hondius. Shows the Danube from Donaueschingen via Vienna to Belgrade. With one cartouche and one mileage scale. Originally printed on top of...

    Maximi Totius Europae Fluminis Danubii Cursus per Germaniam Hungariamque...
    12055

    Antique map of the Danube Course. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1635.

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  • 1638 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Poli Arctici et Circumiacentium Terrarum descriptio novissima

    Amsterdam, 1638

    Very attractive Polar map by Henricus Hondius. It was publish first 1636 for the English edition of the Mercator Hondius Atlas after the Mercator map of the North Pole from 1595 became obsolete....

    Poli Arctici et Circumiacentium Terrarum descriptio novissima
    10145

    Old coloured map of the North Pole. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1638.

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  • 1640 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Marchionatus Misniae una cum Voitlandia

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Nice early 17th century copper engraved map of Sachsen by H. Hondius. Covering the region between Weimar, Karlsbad, Praha and Dresden, centred around Altenburg. Rare separate issued sheet without...

    Marchionatus Misniae una cum Voitlandia
    10622

    Antique map of Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1640.

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  • 1640 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Saxonia Superior

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Nice early 17th century copper engraved map of Sachsen by H. Hondius in beautiful colours. Covering the region between Halle and Belzig, centred around Wittenberg. Rare separate issued sheet...

    Saxonia Superior
    10693

    Coloured map of Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1640.

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  • 1640 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Zurichgow et Basiliensis Provincia

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Beautiful mid 17th century copper engraved map of Northern-Switzerland by H. Hondius. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Covering the area between Basel, Luzern and Konstanz centred around...

    Zurichgow et Basiliensis Provincia
    10694

    Antique map of Basel, Zurich. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius circa 1640.

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