Vintage maps & illustrations

Looking back at the history of Chicago (1977)

It is hard to believe that only two centuries ago, Chicago was a lonely marshland of trees and tall grass, a place with an abundance of wild onions, from which the Iroquois gave it its name, Chicagou.

Young furniture that grows up with its owner (1965)

No matter how independent teenagers may sound when they’re talking about furniture, they still need guidance… Here are pieces that easily please all concerned – without a family scene. They’re in good taste and all have growth potential.

Walkman instruction manual (1982)

  Walkman F1: Sony FB stereo cassette player WM-F1 Operating instructions: Before operating this high-quality electronic unit, please read this operating manual thoroughly so that