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Mechanical Typewriters
     

Mechanical Typewriters

by Thomas A. A. Russo
 
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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764315459
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.78(d)

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