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.
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €
  • 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:  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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  • 1637 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1637

    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
    11143

    Old coloured map of Colombia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1637.

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  • 1660 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Peloponesus sive Morea. Auth. I. Laurenbergio.

    Amsterdam, 1660

    Ancient map of Greece / Peloponnese (Pelopónnisos). From a German edition of Jansson's "Atlantis majoris". One of 8 maps engraved by Johannes Laurenberg (1590-1658) a mathematician born in Rostock...

    Peloponesus sive Morea. Auth. I. Laurenbergio.
    10153

    Coloured map of the Peloponnese. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1660.

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Interesting hand coloured copper engraved map of Persia by J. Janssonius. With one beautiful coloured cartouche and a sailing ship. Covering parts of Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan. From "Atlas...

    Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum
    10614

    Coloured map of Iraq, Iran. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Nova Helvetiae Tabula.

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Beautiful coloured mid 17th century copper engraved map of Switzerland by J. Janssonius. With two cartouche and a mileage scale. Covering complete Switzerland with the Lake Constance and Lake...

    Nova Helvetiae Tabula.
    10620

    Coloured map of Switzerland. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

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  • 1636 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Nova et accurata Tabula Episcopatuum Stavangriensis, Bergensis et Asloiensis Vicinarumque aliquot...

    Amsterdam, 1636

    Original old coloured map of southern Norway by J. Janssonius. Showing the area between Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen. Decorated with a figural cartouche with mileage scale, a allegoric cartouche with...

    Nova et accurata Tabula Episcopatuum Stavangriensis, Bergensis et...
    10878

    Old coloured map of Bergen, Stavanger, Oslo, Norway. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1636.

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  • 1635 - Johannes Janssonius

    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...
    10003

    Coloured map of Ethiopia. Printed circa 1635.

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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Ducatus Breslanus sive Wratislaviensis

    circa 1640

    Beautiful old coloured map of Breslau / Wroclaw in Lower Silesia Province / Dolnośląskie. With a birdeye view of Wroclaw. Latin text on verso.

    Ducatus Breslanus sive Wratislaviensis
    10313

    Old coloured map of Lower Silesia, Wroclaw, Breslau. Printed circa 1640.

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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Territory Basiliensis Nova Descriptio

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Beautiful coloured mid 17th century copper engraved map of the area around Basel in Switzerland from P. Kaerius by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Rare separate issued sheet...

    Territory Basiliensis Nova Descriptio
    10621

    Coloured map of Basel. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Territorium Francofurtense. Amstelodami Apud Ioannem Ianßonium.

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Beautiful mid 17th century copper engraved map of the area around Frankfurt from J. Janssonius. Oriented to the South. With two beautiful cartouches and a mileage scale. Rare separate issued sheet...

    Territorium Francofurtense. Amstelodami Apud Ioannem Ianßonium.
    10623

    Antique map of Frankfurt. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

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