Typewriters : Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing Hardback
by Bruce Curtis
This handsome volume is a visual homage to the golden age of the typewriter, charting a century of beautiful machinery and design innovation.
Eighty vintage devices ranging from the world's first commercially successful typewriter-the Sholes & Glidden Type Writer of 1874-to the iconic electric models of the 1960s are profiled in elegant photographs and fascinating text, highlighting the design modifications, intricate details, and peculiar quirks that make each typewriter unique.
Packed with visuals and rich with history, Typewriters is the essential story of a writing invention that changed the world.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 208 pages, 100+ photographs
- Publisher: Chronicle Books
- Publication Date: 17/10/2017
- Category: Typography & lettering
- ISBN: 9781452154886