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Mechanical Typewriters

Mechanical Typewriters


Their History, Value, and Legacy

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Mechanical Typewriters


 

Mechanical Typewriters
256 pages
color photos
Hard cover
28 x 22 cm
1,637 kg
English

A fascinating and scholarly look at the machines that revolutionized office communication from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Nearly 700 color photographs display mechanical typewriters produced by Adler*TM, American*TM, Corona*TM, Grundka*TM, Hall*TM, Monarch*TM, Remington*TM, Royal*TM, Smith Corona*TM, and many others. An overview of the historical development of the typewriter includes patents and brief histories of the manufacturers. Additionally, a detailed bibliography, index, and current market values in the captions are also provided. Set designers, historians, and typewriter collectors will learn how technical developments changed the designs through the decades.