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:  Picardia vera et inferior

    Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Detailed original hand coloured map of the Normandy, Northwest of France printed by Joan Jansson. With three coloured cartouches.

    Picardia vera et inferior
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10103

    Coloured map of the Normandy, Northwest France. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1650.

  • 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
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10614

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Erpach Comitatus

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the Odenwald region of P. Kaerius by J. Janssonius. With two cartouche, a compass rose and coat of arms. Covering the region between Worms, Heidelberg,...

    Erpach Comitatus
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10615

    Antique map of the Odenwald, Bergstrasse, Erbach. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

  • 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
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10619

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

  • 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
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10651

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Thuringiae Nova Descriptio

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the Thuringia by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche, coat-of-arms and a mileage scale. With Erfurt in the centre. Rare separate issued sheet without the...

    Thuringiae Nova Descriptio
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10653

    Antique map of Thuringia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

  • 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
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10654

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

  • 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 ...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10655

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Waldeck Comitatus

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the region between Dortmund and Kassel by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Covering the region between Meschede, Frankenberg,...

    Waldeck Comitatus
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10669

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

  • 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
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10670

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nobilis Fluvius Albis ... A Ioanne Ianssonio Amstelodami / Emporium Hamburgum

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Nice mid 17th century copper engraved map of the course of the Elbe river between Hamburg and the Nordsee by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche and a cityview of Hamburg. Rare separate issued sheet...

    Nobilis Fluvius Albis ... A Ioanne Ianssonio Amstelodami / Emporium...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10671

    Antique map of the course of the Elbe River, Hamburg. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1650.

  • 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
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10955

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Iuliacensis ducatus

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1650

    Engraved map of the area around Julich by J. Janssonius. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Showing River Rhine between Rheinberg and Remagen with Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Köln, Bonn and Aachen...

    Iuliacensis ducatus
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    10968

    Antique map of Julich, North Rhein-Westphalia. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius circa 1650.

  • 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...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11764

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

  • 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...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11869

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

  • 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...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11916

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

  • 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...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11917

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

  • 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
    1657 - Johannes Janssonius
    10074

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

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Guinea

    circa 1660

    Very attractive map of Guinea and Benin. Various animals and ships are shown. Dutch text on verso.

    Guinea
    1660 - Johannes Janssonius
    10009

    Old coloured map of Benin, Guinea. Printed circa 1660.

  • 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.
    1660 - Johannes Janssonius
    10153

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

  • 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.
    1666 - Johannes Janssonius
    10402

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

  • 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...
    1680 - Johannes Janssonius
    10060

    Coloured map of the Dnjepr. Printed circa 1680.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Ducatus Silesiae Grotganus cum Districtu Episcopali Nissensi Delineatore Iona Sculteto, Silesio.

    Amsterdam, circa 1680

    Attractive old coloured engraved map of Upper Silesia from J. Scultetus by J. Janssonius. Showing the area around Nysa and Grodkow. With three beautiful coloured cartouches. Without text on verso.

    Ducatus Silesiae Grotganus cum Districtu Episcopali Nissensi Delineatore...
    1680 - Johannes Janssonius
    10416

    Old coloured map of Grodkow, Nysa. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1680.

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