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.
  • 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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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    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...
    10678

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

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Palatinatus ad Rhenum

    Frederic de Wit, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Beautiful original old coloured map of Rhineland-Palatinate by J. Janssonius. With one nice cartouche, one coat-of-arms and a figural mileage scale. With Bingen, Mainz, Frankfurt, Hanau, Heidelberg...

    Palatinatus ad Rhenum
    10651

    Old coloured map of the Rhineland-Palatinate. Printed in Amsterdam by Frederic de Wit circa 1650.

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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    10641

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

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  • 1642 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10151

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

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10106

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

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Albis Fluvius. Germaniae Celebris, a Fontibus ad Ostia ...

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the course of the river Elbe in two sections by J. Janssonius. With two cartouches. Rare separate issued sheet without the text on verso.

    Albis Fluvius. Germaniae Celebris, a Fontibus ad Ostia ...
    10655

    Antique map of the Elbe Course. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1645 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10675

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

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Palatinatus ad Rhenum

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Beautiful engraved map of Rhineland-Palatinate by J. Janssonius. With one nice cartouche, one coat-of-arms and a figural mileage scale. With Bingen, Mainz, Frankfurt, Hanau, Heidelberg up to...

    Palatinatus ad Rhenum
    10955

    Antique map of the Rhineland-Palatinate. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1626 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    10958

    Antique map of Franconia, Bavaria. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1626.

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Westphalia Ducatus. Amstelodami, Excudebat Ioannes Ianssonius

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the Westphalia by J. Janssonius. With two cartouche. Covering the region between Essen, Olpe, Landau and Lippe with Meschede in the centre. Rare...

    Westphalia Ducatus. Amstelodami, Excudebat Ioannes Ianssonius
    10619

    Antique map of North Rhine-Westphalia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1640 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    10428

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

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Comitatus Wertheimici Finitimarumque Regionum Nova et Exacta Descriptio

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the region around Wertheim at the river Main by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche. Covering the region between Gemünden, Klingenberg, Bad Mergentheim...

    Comitatus Wertheimici Finitimarumque Regionum Nova et Exacta Descriptio
    10654

    Antique map of Würzburg, Wertheim, Franken. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Ducatus Luneburgensis adiacentiumq Regionum Delineatio

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

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

    Ducatus Luneburgensis adiacentiumq Regionum Delineatio
    10670

    Antique map of Hamburg, Bremen, Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

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  • 1630 - Johannes Janssonius

    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.
    10959

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

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