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.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.08(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.78(d)|