Typewriter: A Celebration of the Ultimate Writing Machine


Typewriter: A Celebration of the Ultimate Writing Machine


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In recent years, typewriters have experienced a resurgence. This fascinating book celebrates that renaissance through images of the most heralded typewriters in history, along with the stories of people who have created and used these beloved machines. Written by typewriter collectors and experts, it features 125 photographs tracing the typewriter’s evolution from the nineteenth through the twentieth centuries, along with print advertisements, vintage photographs, patents, and other memorabilia.

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Dimensions 228 × 228 mm

Paul Robert

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Paul Robert is a journalist and photographer. He has written a biography of typewriter inventor George Blickensderfer and two other books aimed at other typewriter collectors. Peter Well is a retired associate professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Delaware, a contributing editor to the typewriter journal Cetera and an avid typewriter and ephemera collector for 20 years.



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