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 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:  Typus Frisiae Orientalis

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1630 [1633]

    Beautiful map of East Frisia by Johannes Janssonius after Ubbo Emmius. Showing the North Sea coast of Friesland between Dollart and the Jadebusen with Emden, Leer and the East Frisian Islands...

    Typus Frisiae Orientalis
    1630 - Johannes Janssonius
    12663

    Old coloured map of East Frisia, Ostfriesland. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1633.

  • 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.

  • 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...
    1636 - Johannes Janssonius
    10878

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

  • 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
    1636 - Johannes Janssonius
    11445

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

  • 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
    1637 - Johannes Janssonius
    11143

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

  • 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
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10313

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Circulus Westphalicus, Sive Germaniae Inferioris.

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    West oriented copper engraved map of North Rhein-Westphalia and Lower Saxony of W. Blaeu bei J. Janssonius. With one beautiful cartouche with small cityview of Hamburg and two sailing ships. From...

    Circulus Westphalicus, Sive Germaniae Inferioris.
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10428

    Coloured map of Friesland, North Rhein-Westphalia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

  • 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.
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10620

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

  • 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
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10621

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

  • 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.
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10623

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Bavariae Superioris et Inferioris nova descriptio.

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Very detailed mid 17th century copper engraved map of Bavaria from J. Janssonius. Showing the area between Augsburg, Salzburg, Passau and Amberg. With two beautiful cartouches and a coat of arms....

    Bavariae Superioris et Inferioris nova descriptio.
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10641

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Tractuum Borussiae, circa Gedanum et Elbingam, ab Incolis Werder Appellati, cum Adiuncta...

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the Eastern Prussia by J. Janssonius after Olof Hansson Svart. Showing the area between Danzig, Elbing and Marienburg. With one cartouche and a mileage...

    Tractuum Borussiae, circa Gedanum et Elbingam, ab Incolis Werder...
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10678

    Antique map of Eastern Prussia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Totius Sueviae novissima Tabula

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    Decorative mid 17th century copper engraved map of Swabia by J. Janssonius. Showing the area between Heidelberg, Zurich, Landshut and Regensburg with the Lake of Constance. With one cartouche with...

    Totius Sueviae novissima Tabula
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10690

    Coloured map of Swabia, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1640.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Monasteriensis Episcopatus

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1640

    West oriented copper 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,...

    Monasteriensis Episcopatus
    1640 - Johannes Janssonius
    10963

    Antique map of North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower-Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1640.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Europam sive Celticam veterem. Sic Describere conabur Abrahamus Ortelius

    Amsterdam, 1642

    Historical map of Europe, originally attributed to Ortelius also published in Hondius / Mercator Atlas Novus with different catouches. French text on back.

    Europam sive Celticam veterem. Sic Describere conabur Abrahamus Ortelius
    1642 - Johannes Janssonius
    10151

    Old coloured map of the European continent. Printed in Amsterdam in the year 1642.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Oldenburg Comitatus

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1645

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the region around Oldenburg and Bremen by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Rare separate issued sheet without the text on verso.

    Oldenburg Comitatus
    1645 - Johannes Janssonius
    10675

    Antique map of Oldenburg, Bremen, Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1645.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Normandia Ducatus

    circa 1650

    Very attractive map of the Normandy in France with the Channel to UK. Various ships and coats of arms are shown.

    Normandia Ducatus
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10012

    Coloured map of the Normandy. Printed circa 1650.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Normandia Ducatus

    Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Very attractive map of the Normandy in France with the Channel to England by Jan Jansson. Various ships and coats of arms are shown.

    Normandia Ducatus
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10102

    Coloured map of the Normandy. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1650.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Languedoc

    Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Detailed original hand coloured map of the Languedoc in South France by Jan Jansson. Showing the coast with the River Rhone and the towns Arles, Avignon, Narbonne and Toulouse. With three coloured...

    Languedoc
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10106

    Old coloured map of the Languedoc. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1650.

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