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:  Nova Germaniae Descriptio

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1616 [1632]

    Scarce Janssonius map of the Holy Roman Empire with side panels.Very decorative and rare 'carte-à-figures' map of Germany with the surrounding countries by Johannes Janssonius. First...

    Nova Germaniae Descriptio
    1616 - Johannes Janssonius
    12656

    Coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1632.

    1 900,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova Germaniae Descriptio

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1616 [1632]

    Scarce Janssonius map of the Holy Roman Empire with side panels.Very decorative and rare 'carte-à-figures' map of Germany with the surrounding countries by Johannes Janssonius. First...

    Nova Germaniae Descriptio
    1616 - Johannes Janssonius
    12783

    Coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1632.

    2 400,00 €
  • 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:  Silesiae Ducatus Nova et Accurata Descriptio.

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Old coloured antique map of Silesia by Johannes Janssonius. Showing the area between Frankfurt Oder in the northwest, via Crossen (Krosno Odrzańskie), Glogau (Głogów), Freiberg, Brieg (Brzeg),...

    Silesiae Ducatus Nova et Accurata Descriptio.
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12673

    Old coloured map of Wroclaw, Breslau, Silesia. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    420,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    One of the Earliest Editions of Janssonius' Important Map of Southeast Asia.Johannes Janssonius' 1630 map is a significant early depiction of Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Australia....

    Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12773

    Coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1633.

    Out of stock
    1 800,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Groninga dominium

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautiful map of the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands by J. Janssonius. Shows the surroundings of Groningen with Dollart and Emden. With the West Frisian islands of...

    Groninga dominium
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12813

    Coloured map of Friesland, Groningen. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    450,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Monasteriensis Episcopatus

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    West oriented engraved map of Lower-Saxony to North Rhine-Westphalia by J. Janssonius. One nice cartouche and numerous small coats-of-arms within the map. Showing the area between Wesel, Lippe,...

    Monasteriensis Episcopatus
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12824

    Coloured map of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    390,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Westphalia Ducatus

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautifully coloured antique map of the Duchy of Westphalia by J. Janssonius. Showing the area between Essen, Olpe, Landau and Lippe with Meschede in the centre. Decorated with a title cartouche...

    Westphalia Ducatus
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12825

    Coloured map of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    350,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova Descriptio Palatinatus Rheni

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautifully coloured map of the Rhine Palatinate (Rheinpfalz) by J. Janssonius. With Bingen, Mainz, Frankfurt, Hanau, Heidelberg to Pforzheim and Heilbronn in the southeast and Worms in the centre....

    Nova Descriptio Palatinatus Rheni
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12826

    Coloured map of Rheinpfalz. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    490,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Erpach Comitatus

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautifully coloured map of the Odenwald region by J. Janssonius. Engraved by the famous Flemish engraver Pieter van den Keere (also Kerius). With two cartouche, a compass rose and coat of arms....

    Erpach Comitatus
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12828

    Coloured map of the Odenwald, Bergstrasse, Erbach. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    390,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Decorative, old coloured copper engraved map of Colombia by J. Janssonius. Shows parts of Ecuador with Esmeraldas in the south-west, up to Venezuela in the East. With the detailed course of the...

    Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12866

    Coloured map of Colombia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius in 1633.

    650,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Insularum Moluccarum Nova Descriptio.

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1633

    This beautiful map shows the famed Spice Islands, crucial to the Dutch trading empire in the East Indies during the 17th Century. It shows the Indonesian archipelago of the Moluccas between...

    Insularum Moluccarum Nova Descriptio.
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12869

    Coloured map of Spice Islands, Indonesia, Moluccas. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius in 1633.

    750,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus Adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra

    J. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautiful map centered on Paraguay by J. Janssonius. With Uruguay, Bolivia and parts of Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Chile. Including the Paraguay River basin, the Peru-Chilean coast, and Lake...

    Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum Regionibus Adiacentibus Tucuman...
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12891

    Coloured map of Paraguay, La Plata Basin. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Hondius in 1633.

    850,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Thuringiae Nova Descriptio

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautiful antique map of Thuringia by J. Janssonius. Shows the Free State of Thuringia with Nordhausen, Eisenach, Gotha, Meiningen, Suhl, Ilmenau, Weimar and Jena. With Erfurt in the centre. With a...

    Thuringiae Nova Descriptio
    1633 - Johannes Janssonius
    12964

    Antique map of Thuringia, Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    350,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Granata, et Murcia Regna

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, um 1635

    Altkolorierte antike Karte von Andalusien von J. Janssonius. Zeigt die historischen spanischen Provinzen Granada und Murcia, die sich von der Straße von Gibraltar bis nach Alicante erstrecken und...

    Granata, et Murcia Regna
    1635 - Johannes Janssonius
    12896

    Altkolorierte Landkarte von Murcia, Granada. Gedruckt bei J. Janssonius um 1635 in Amsterdam.

    390,00 €
  • 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:  Atlantis novi pars secunda, exhibens Germaniam inferiorem, Galliam, Helvetiam, atque Hispaniam

    H. Hondius & J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1638

    Old coloured title page of the Hondius-Janssonius Atlas. From the Latin edition of the Atlas Novus published 1638 in Amsterdam.Pieter van der Krogt in Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici , 1:32:...

    Atlantis novi pars secunda, exhibens Germaniam inferiorem, Galliam,...
    1638 - Johannes Janssonius
    12715

    Title page of Janssonius' Atlas Novus. Printed in Amsterdam 1638.

    350,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Waldeck Comitatus

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1638

    Beautiful antique map of the county of Waldeck by J. Janssonius. Showing the region between Dortmund and Kassel, with Meschede, Brilon, Warburg, Fritzlar, Frankenberg, Schmalenberg and Korbach....

    Waldeck Comitatus
    1638 - Johannes Janssonius
    12933

    Antique map of Waldeck, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1638.

    300,00 €
  • 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:  Austria Archiducatus Auctore Wolfgango Lazio.

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Old coloured antique map of Upper and Lower Austria by J. Janssonius. Showing Upper Austria with the border area to Bavaria with Passau and Lower Austria with the west of Slovakia and Hungary. In...

    Austria Archiducatus Auctore Wolfgango Lazio.
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    12965

    Old coloured map of Lower Austria, Upper Austria. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1640.

    420,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Novus Atlas, sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: in quo Orbis Antiquus ... Tomus Sextus

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1644

    Title page of the historical atlas by J. Janssonius, the sixth volume of the Atlas Novus . Ionic portico with celestial and terrestrial globes. To the left is Ptolemy with a sphere and pair of...

    Novus Atlas, sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: in quo Orbis Antiquus ......
    1644 - Johannes Janssonius
    12724

    Janssonius' title page for the Historical Atlas. Printed in Amsterdam 1644.

    450,00 €
  • 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 €
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