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Jan Janssonius (also known as Johann or Jan Jansson or Janszoon) (1588-1664) was a renowned geographer and publisher of the seventeenth century, when the Dutch dominated map publishing in Europe. Born in Arnhem, Jan was first exposed to the trade via his father, who was also a bookseller and publisher. In 1612, Jan married the daughter of Jodocus Hondius, who was also a prominent mapmaker and seller. Jonssonius’ first maps date from 1616.

In the 1630s, Janssonius worked with his brother-in-law, Henricus Hondius. Their most successful venture was to reissue the Mercator-Hondius atlas. Jodocus Hondius had acquired the plates to the Mercator atlas, first published in 1595, and added 36 additional maps. After Hondius died in 1612, Henricus took over publication; Janssonius joined the venture in 1633. Eventually, the atlas was renamed the Atlas Novus and then the Atlas Major, by which time it had expanded to eleven volumes. Janssonius is also well known for his volume of English county maps, published in 1646.

Janssonius died in Amsterdam in 1664. His son-in-law, Johannes van Waesbergen, took over his business. Eventually, many of Janssonius’ plates were sold to Gerard Valck and Pieter Schenk, who added their names and continued to reissue the maps.

Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
20 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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52078
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
19 x 15 inches
Condition:
Stock#:
52152
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
16 x 20 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
59295
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650
Size:
22 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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60278
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650
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21.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG
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67426
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
19.5 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
72591
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
19.5 x 14.5 inches
Condition:
Good
Stock#:
75154
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650
Size:
21.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
74241
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
20 x 15.75 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
75615
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650 circa
Size:
20.5 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
84580
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1651 (1660 ca)
Size:
20.5 x 17.5 inches
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VG
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66922
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1651 circa
Size:
7.5 x 5.75 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
75436
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1651 circa
Size:
7.9 x 5.4 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
75509
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1652 circa
Size:
20.5 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
38133
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1652
Size:
18.7 x 14 inches
Condition:
VG
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68506
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1652 circa
Size:
19.5 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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71174
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Amsterdam / 1652 circa
Size:
19 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
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75125
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Amsterdam / 1654 circa
Size:
9.75 x 16.25 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
43330
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1655 circa
Size:
20 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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49392
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1655 circa
Size:
20.5 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
71094
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1656 circa
Size:
14.5 x 11 inches
Condition:
VG
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75263
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
20.5 x 14.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
18 x 13.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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49031
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
21 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
79535
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
19.5 x 14.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
82315
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658
Size:
20 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
43364
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658 circa
Size:
20 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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45261
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1659
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
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72179
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
41005
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
19 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
51715
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
19 x 13 inches
Condition:
VG+
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61926
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.25 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
64179
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660
Size:
20 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
70817
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1663
Size:
21.25 x 16.75 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
75402
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1670 circa
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
23554
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1670 circa
Size:
16.5 x 20.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
40888
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1670 circa
Size:
19.75 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
43356
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1677 circa
Size:
15 x 11 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
76056
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1695 circa
Size:
20.5 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
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73961
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Amsterdam / 1700 circa
Size:
21.5 x 19 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
52647
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1700
Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
79473

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Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
19.5 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
19.5 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
20 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
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52032
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
19.5 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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52564
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Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG+
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52632
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
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61618
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
7.5 x 5.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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62495
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
22.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
Good
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68675
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1630 circa
Size:
22.5 x 17 inches
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VG+
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73086
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631
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8 x 6 inches
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VG+
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15880
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG+
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Amsterdam / 1631
Size:
7.5 x 5.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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22731
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Amsterdam / 1631 circa
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8 x 6 inches
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VG+
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26540
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631
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8 x 6 inches
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VG+
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29526
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG+
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35638
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG
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60204
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631 circa
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG+
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42505
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631 circa
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG+
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51799
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1631
Size:
8 x 6 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
63700
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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0081
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
3673
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
36756
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
61420
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
64110
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
78955
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1632
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
80572
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1633
Size:
21 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
5396
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1633 circa
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
22880
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635
Size:
22.5 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
15229
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
3148
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
19 x 14.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
8174
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
20 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
8175
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
24684
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
21 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
26106
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
19.5 x 14.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
27052
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
0008rp
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
34390
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635
Size:
22.5 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
34778
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
20.5 x 14 inches
Condition:
Stock#:
42560
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1635 circa
Size:
22 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
42321