The Typewriter Sketchbook

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A collection of richly illustrated articles relating to the early history of the typewriter (1870-1920). With biographies of great American inventors like James B. Hammond, Frank Lambert (who also invented a water meter and talking clock) and Louis Cantelo. Pictorial chapters on the history of office work, related to 19th Century mechanization. The book provides many hours of happy browsing and a wealth of information relating to the earliest days of the typewriter and the rise of women in the office. Some articles were previously published in the Virtual Typewriter Journal (2004-2006). Re-published after editing and with more photos.
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  • By wim
    Jul 15, 2009
    "Just great!" Fantastic book. A must-have for every typewriter collector. Great stories on the inventors of these wonderful machines. Tons of pictures - of the machines and of the people who made or used them. I highly recommend this book.
  • By Guy Perard
    Apr 12, 2009
    "Wow...!!!" Just great and exceptional ! A must for every antique typewriter adept or collector. Fantastic pictures, great story's. Very well documented. Also historically very interesting book. My advice: Get Your copy now !
  • By Richard Polt
    Oct 24, 2008
    "A must-have" If you love typewriters, you need this book. Full of unbelievable discoveries not in any other sources, beautiful pictures, fascinating facts. A great gift for any typewriter collector ... including yourself!
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Paul Robert
October 1, 2011
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