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1982 City Graphics of America
$ 2,400.00

Silicon Valley During the Earliest Internet Age.

Decorative pictorial map of Silicon Valley in 1982, drawn by Maryanne Regal Hoberg.

The map is filled with advertising for computer and other companies in the Valley, including Apple Computers. The vignette to the right shows a mother and daughter, with the caption "We're Looking for A Personal Computer".

Other companies of note include:

  • Oracle
  • Symantec
  • Abacus
  • Kyocera
  • Tandem
  • ASK
  • A note that Gary Dahl became a Millionaire selling pet rocks
  • Hewlett Packard
  • NEC
  • Control Data
  • Texas Instruments
  • TDC
  • Intel
  • Sperry Univac
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • Wang

This map is also known in a later 1983 edition, which features several changes including the phrase associated with Apple Computers changed to "You must be a smart terminal." 

Condition Description
Nice, dark impression. Pinholes at center left and center right of dark border. Creasing, mostly limited to the darkened border but sometimes extending slightly into the image. Two-hand-a-half-inch closed tear in the upper left of the image.