Antique Maps by Johannes Janssonius (*1588 - 1664)

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.
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Insularum Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio.

    G. Valk and P. Schenk, Amsterdam, 1630 (1690)

    Janssonius' map of Southeast Asia coloured by a contemporary hand. Re-issued by G. Valk and P. Schenk with modified title and signature. Decorated with three cartouches, two compass roses, ships...

    Insularum Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio.
    1630 - Johannes Janssonius
    11276

    Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk and P. Schenk in 1690.

    1 600,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descripto

    Amsterdam, circa 1636

    Old coloured copper engraved map of the central part of Belgium by J. Janssonius. Showing the regions Namur and Hainaut with Bruxelles and Mons. Cartouche with two coats of arms and a cherub.

    Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descripto
    1636 - Johannes Janssonius
    10403

    Old coloured map of Namur, Hainaut, Belgium. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1636.

    260,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Iaponiae Nova Descriptio

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1639-49

    Early Map of Japan with Korea as an Island.Old coloured antique map of Japan and Korea by J. Janssonius after Mercator-Hondius. In the west the coastline of China, Korea is shown as an...

    Iaponiae Nova Descriptio
    1639 - Johannes Janssonius
    12559

    Old coloured map of Japan - Korea. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1639.

    1 800,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Territorium Norimbergense

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the area around Nuremberg from J. Janssonius. With two beautiful cartouches, a small plan of Nuremberg with caption. Rare separate issued sheet without...

    Territorium Norimbergense
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10680

    Antique map of Nuremberg, Bavaria. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

    260,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Valentia Regnum

    Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Antique map of Valencia by Janssonius. Shows the Spanish Mediterranean coast from Torrevieja to Tarragona. With Alicante, Xàbia, Dénia, Gandia, Castellón de la Plana and L'Ampolla. In the centre...

    Valentia Regnum
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    12414

    Coloured map of Valencia. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1640.

    360,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Oldenburg Comitatus

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1646-57

    Old coloured antique map of Oldenburg in the Oldenburger Land, Lower Saxony by J. Janssonius. Shows the Oldenburg country between the Weser river and East Friesland from Bremen to Jever and...

    Oldenburg Comitatus
    1646 - Johannes Janssonius
    11845

    Old coloured map of Oldenburg, Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1646.

    390,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Flandriae Pars Occidentalis

    Amsterdam, circa 1647

    Beautiful copper engraved map of Western Flanders by J. Janssonius. Showing the coast line from Nieuport over Dunkirk to Calais. With sailing ships, decorative cartouche and compass rose. Latin...

    Flandriae Pars Occidentalis
    1647 - Johannes Janssonius
    10404

    Antique map of Dunkirk, Calais, Belgium. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1647.

    330,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova et accurata descriptio Delphinatus vulgo Dauphiné

    Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Original hand coloured map of Dauphiné / Rhône-Alpes by Jan Jansson, centred around Grenoble. Also showing Vienne, Valance, Lyon, Chambéry. Three beautiful coloured cartouche.

    Nova et accurata descriptio Delphinatus vulgo Dauphiné
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10105

    Old coloured map of Grenoble, Dauphine. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1650.

    200,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Lionnois, Forest, Beauiolois et Masconnois

    Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Detailed original hand coloured map of the area between the Pays de Bresse on the North and the Lyonnais printed by Joan Jansson. Showing the towns Lyon and Vienne at the Rivers Saône and Rhone....

    Lionnois, Forest, Beauiolois et Masconnois
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10104

    Old coloured map of Lyon. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1650.

    200,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten, gelegen tusschen C.S....

    Johannis Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative sea chart of the Atlantic coast of North Africa. Shows the coastline from southern Portugal to Gibraltar and North Africa from Morocco to Gambia. With the Canary Islands...

    Pascaart, Waer in men claarlyck zien can, alle havens rivieren droogten,...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11864

    Coloured sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannis Janssonius in 1650.

    750,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the North Sea by J. Janssonius. Shows the North Sea coast with the Shetland and Orkney Islands, the Scottish and English east coast, Calais and...

    Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11914

    Old coloured sea chart of the North Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    1 250,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo De Bengala Nova descriptio.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the Bay of Bengal by J. Janssonius. Shows the north-eastern part of the Indian Ocean with Sri Lanka, the east coast of India, Bangladesh,...

    Sinus Gangeticus, Vulgo Golfo De Bengala Nova descriptio.
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11915

    Old coloured sea chart of the Gulf of Bengal. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    650,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae, Cum Insulis circumjacentibus accurata delineatio.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    First Edition of Jansson's map of Southern Florida and the Western Caribbean Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of Southern Florida and the Western Caribbean by J. Janssonius....

    Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae, Cum Insulis circumjacentibus accurata...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11917

    Old coloured sea chart of Florida and Western Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    2 200,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et Terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Old colored sea chart of the North Pole by J. Janssonius. With Greenland and Canada, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Norway and the north coast of Russia. The map shows, the famous Northwest Passage , a...

    Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et Terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11920

    Old coloured sea chart of the North Pole. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    950,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Tribus Simeon et pars meridionalis Tribus Dan, et orientalis Tribus Iuda

    1658

    One sheet of the large six sheet wall map which is based on the map of Adrichom "Situs Terrae Promissionis". Oriented to the south-east. Showing a lot of topographical features, e.g. roads, towns...

    Tribus Simeon et pars meridionalis Tribus Dan, et orientalis Tribus Iuda
    1658 - Johannes Janssonius
    10141

    Old coloured map of Israel, Palestine. Printed in the year 1658.

    390,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova et Accurata Wolgae Fluminis, olim Rha Dicti Delineatio

    Johannes van Waesbergen, Moses Pitt, London, circa 1680

    Attractive engraved map of the Volga with original old colours. Showing the river in two vertical strips from Veliky Novgorod to Astrakhan where it discharges into the Caspian Sea. With three...

    Nova et Accurata Wolgae Fluminis, olim Rha Dicti Delineatio
    1680 - Johannes Janssonius
    11451

    Coloured map of the Volga. Printed in London by Johannes van Waesbergen, Moses Pitt circa 1680.

    720,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Dwinae Fluvii, Nova Descriptio

    Johannes van Waesbergen, Moses Pitt, London, circa 1680

    Attractive engraved map of the Northern Dvina with original old colours. Showing the river in three horizontal strips from its fountain to Arkhangelsk where it discharges into the White Sea. With...

    Dwinae Fluvii, Nova Descriptio
    1680 - Johannes Janssonius
    11452

    Coloured map of Sewernaja Dwina, Northern Dvina. Printed in London by Johannes van Waesbergen, Moses Pitt circa 1680.

    680,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Iunnan, Queicheu, Quangsi et Quantung Provinciae Regni Sinensis ...

    G. Valk & P. Schenk, Amsterdam, 1720

    Janssonius' map of the south-western provinces of China, beautiful coloured by a contemporary hand. Re-issued by G. Valk and P. Schenk. Decorated with two figural cartouches, a legend and three...

    Iunnan, Queicheu, Quangsi et Quantung Provinciae Regni Sinensis ...
    1720 - Johannes Janssonius
    11277

    Old coloured map of Hainan, Southwest China. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk & P. Schenk in 1720.

    1 100,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova Franconiae Descriptio. Amsterdam

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1626 [1632]

    Rare 'carte-à-figure' of Franconia engraved by Abraham Goos in 1626 for J. Janssonius. Showing Franconia with Bamberg, Wurzburg, Nuremberg, Heidelberg and Wertheim. The map has coats of arms and...

    Nova Franconiae Descriptio. Amsterdam
    1626 - Johannes Janssonius
    10958

    Antique map of Franconia, Bavaria. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1632.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Meklenburg Ducatus. Auctore Ioanne Laurenbergio.

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1630

    Attractive map of northern Germany, showing the area of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. From J. W. Lauremberg by J. Janssonius. Two cartouches, a mileage scale, two ships, a compass rose and coat of arms...

    Meklenburg Ducatus. Auctore Ioanne Laurenbergio.
    1630 - Johannes Janssonius
    10959

    Antique map of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1630.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Episcopatus Hildesiensis descriptio novissima

    Amsterdam, circa 1630

    Copper engraved map of Lower Saxony centred around Hildesheim by J. Janssonius. Showing the area from Hannover and Braunschweig in the North, towards Einbeck in the Southern Hundsruck. With one...

    Episcopatus Hildesiensis descriptio novissima
    1630 - Johannes Janssonius
    10960

    Antique map of Hildesheim, Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1630.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova Illustrissimi Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1630

    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...

    Nova Illustrissimi Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula
    1630 - Johannes Janssonius
    12564

    Coloured map of Pomerania. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1630.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Meklenburg Ducatus. Auctore Ioanne Laurenbergio.

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Antique map of Northern Germany by J. Janssonius. Showing Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with the Baltic Sea coast from Lübeck via Rostock to Ribnitz-Damgarten. In the southwest the Elbe river from...

    Meklenburg Ducatus. Auctore Ioanne Laurenbergio.
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    11923

    Coloured map of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1633.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperium

    circa 1635

    Very attractive map of Central and East Africa. In cartoucheas the area is mentioned as Empire of Prester John, the legendary Christian King that was traditionally located in eastern Africa....

    Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri...
    1635 - Johannes Janssonius
    10003

    Coloured map of Ethiopia. Printed circa 1635.

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