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.
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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...
    11917

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

    2 200,00 €
  • 1690 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    11276

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

    1 600,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    11914

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

    1 250,00 €
  • 1720 - Johannes Janssonius

    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 ...
    11277

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

    1 100,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    11920

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

    950,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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,...
    11864

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

    750,00 €
  • 1680 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    11451

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

    720,00 €
  • 1680 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    11452

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

    680,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    11915

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

    650,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Insulae de Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides sive Gorgades: Belgice De Zoute Eylanden.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and decorative, old coloured sea chart of the Cape Verde Islands by J. Janssonius. Showing Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) with the islands Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal, Boa...

    Insulae de Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides sive Gorgades: Belgice De Zoute...
    11916

    Old coloured sea chart of Cabo Verde, Cape Verde Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    480,00 €
  • 1658 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10141

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

    390,00 €
  • 1646 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    11845

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

    390,00 €
  • 1647 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10404

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

    330,00 €
  • 1636 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10403

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

    260,00 €
  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10680

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

    260,00 €
  • 1633 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    11923

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

    260,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10105

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

    200,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10104

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

    200,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaarte Van't Westlyckste deel vande Middelandsche Zee [&] Pascaarte Van't Oostelyckste deel...

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Two rare and very decorative nautical charts of the entire Mediterranean area. The western and eastern part of the Mediterranean printed on two sheets. The seachart of the western part shows the...

    Pascaarte Van't Westlyckste deel vande Middelandsche Zee [&] Pascaarte...
    11869

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

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart vant Canaal tusschen Engelant en Vrancryck, alsmede geheel Ierlant en Schotlant ......

    Johannis Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Rare and very decorative sea chart of the coastal waters of the British Isles and the English Channel. Oriented to the west. Beautified with rhumb lines and two compass roses. The beautiful title...

    Pascaart vant Canaal tusschen Engelant en Vrancryck, alsmede geheel...
    11764

    Old coloured sea chart of the British Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannis Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1636 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Hibernia Regnum vulgo Ireland. Amstelodami, Apud Ioannem Ianssonium

    Amsterdam, circa 1636

    Original old hand coloured map of Ireland by J. Janssonius. One of the most beautiful maps of Ireland. Decorative title cartouche with the Irish harp and Royal arms above. Showing the coasts of...

    Hibernia Regnum vulgo Ireland. Amstelodami, Apud Ioannem Ianssonium
    11445

    Old coloured map of the British Islands. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1636.

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  • 1657 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  S. Maria de Monte Serrato

    1657

    Rare, attractive view of the massif Montserrat close to Barcelona with the monastery on top. It's well-know because of the Black Madonna "Our Lady of Montserrat". Latin text on verso.

    S. Maria de Monte Serrato
    10074

    Coloured town view of Montserrat. Printed in the year 1657.

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  • 1666 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Frisia Occidentalis, Auctoribus Adriano Metio et Gerardo Freitag.

    Janssonius Heirs, Amsterdam, 1666

    Original old coloured map of Friesland in northern Holland with 3 beautiful cartouches, two sailing ships and a compass rose. From "Atlas Contractus" published 1666 two year after J. Janssonius...

    Frisia Occidentalis, Auctoribus Adriano Metio et Gerardo Freitag.
    10402

    Old coloured map of Friesland, Holland. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius Heirs in 1666.

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  • 1680 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Tractus Borysthenis vulgo Dniepr et Niepr Dicti, a Kiovia ad Urbum Oczakow Ubi in Pontum Euxinum...

    circa 1680

    Rare and attractive map of the Dnjepr river in the Ukraine from Kiew up to estury into Black Sea. From Janssonius with Waesberghe and Moses Pitt.

    Tractus Borysthenis vulgo Dniepr et Niepr Dicti, a Kiovia ad Urbum...
    10060

    Coloured map of the Dnjepr. Printed circa 1680.

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