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Title Typewriters : iconic machines from the golden age of mechanical writing / by Anthony Casillo ; foreword by Tom Hanks ; photography by Bruce Curtis and Anthony Casillo.
Author Casillo, Anthony.
Publication San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2017]
Copyright date ©2017
Description 207 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Call # 652.3 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Typewriters illustrated date from 1874-1969.
Contents Eleven reasons to use a typewriter -- A collector's story -- The history of the typewriter -- 80 vintage writing machines.
Summary "From the world's first commercially successful typewriter--the Sholes & Glidden Type Writer of 1874--to the iconic electric models of the 1960s, eighty vintage devices are profiled in elegant photographs and fascinating text that highlights the design modifications, intricate details, and peculiar quirks that make each typewriter unique. Covers functional advances like noiseless machines, [[index typewriters, differing keyboards] to luxurious details such as mahogany covers and inlaid mother-of-pearl"-- Publisher.
Subject Typewriters.
Typewriters -- History.
Typewriters. (OCoLC)fst01159984
Addl. Author Curtis, Bruce, 1944-
ISBN 9781452154886 hardcover
1452154880 hardcover

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