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The Enchanted Typewriter By John Kendrick Bangs
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was... More > an American author, editor and satirist.He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.He went to Columbia University from 1880 to 1883 where he became editor of Columbia's literary magazine and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. After graduation in 1883, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of Life under Edward S. Martin. Bangs contributed many articles and poems to the magazine between 1884 and 1888. During this period, Bangs published his first books.In 1888 Bangs left Life to work at Harper's Magazine, Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Young People. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kendrick_Bangs< Less
The 1940 AMES American Typewriter Parts Catalog By Ted Munk
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The 1940 AMES American Typewriter Parts Catalog is now available! 456 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound to lay flat on your work table. Includes: Richly Illustrated Parts Reference... More > Catalog Covering Pre-1941 American Typewriter Models: Remington - Noiseless 10, Noiseless 11, Noiseless Portable, No. 7, No. 12, No. 16, No. 17 and Portable Royal - Standard and Portable Corona - 3, 4, Zephyr and Floating Shift Models L. C. Smith - Model 8, Ribbon Indicator, Super Speed and Silent Underwood - Noiseless, Noiseless Portable, Master, Standard and Portable B, C, D, E, F and G Woodstock - 5F, 5N, 8J, 8K, 8L and Standard Bonus: Includes “High Mortality Parts” Tables from 1946 AMES Catalog!< Less
Type Rider: Cycling the Great American Poem By Maya Stein
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Type Rider: Cycling the Great American Poem chronicles Maya Stein's 2012 "Type Rider" project, a 40-day cycling journey from Amherst, Massachusetts to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during which... More > Maya towed a typewriter behind her and invited the people she met to contribute their words to a growing, collaborative collection of writing. This book includes blog entries, select photographs, and the writings of that appeared on her typewriter. "Type Rider" also chronicles Maya's progress through the development of the project on Kickstarter (a crowd sourcing platform) and features stories prior to and during the project launch, the challenges and successes Maya encountered, and the lessons she learned along the way.< Less
The Making of Bobby Burnit Being a Record of the Adventures of a Live American Young Man By George Randolph Chester
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Randolph Chester (January 27, 1869 – February 26,... More > 1924) was an American writer. He was the author of such popular works such as Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford and "Five Thousand an Hour: How Johnny Gamble won the heiress" that were made into silent films within his lifetime. His success in selling stories to The Saturday Evening Post and leaving his position with the Cincinnati Enquirer and moving to New York City to write fiction was the impetus for James Bearsley Hendryx to buy a typewriter and try his hand at writing fiction.He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 27, 1869. He died on February 26, 1924 of a heart attack in his New York City home. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Randolph_Chester< Less
The Caligraph Publications By Paul Robert
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In 1882, the American Writing Machine Company produced a quarterly magazine, to support the general acceptance of the typewriter, and superiority of the Caligraph typewriter in particular. Four... More > issues of The Caligraph Quarterly appeared between October 1882 and December 1883, published by Pusey & Rooney Publishers of New York and distributed through Caligraph’s agents around the country. Three issues are reproduced in this publication. The fourth, issue 2, does not appear in this book. Despite an exhaustive international search of archives and libraries, it was not found. Apart from the quarterlies, the book also has the instruction manual for the Caligraph 3, a trade catalog for Caligraph furniture and supplies and reproctions of contemporary ads and photos.< Less
The Caligraph Publications By Paul Robert
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In 1882, the American Writing Machine Company produced a quarterly magazine, to support the general acceptance of the typewriter, and superiority of the Caligraph typewriter in particular. Four... More > issues of The Caligraph Quarterly appeared between October 1882 and December 1883, published by Pusey & Rooney Publishers of New York and distributed through Caligraph’s agents around the country. Three issues are reproduced in this publication. The fourth, issue 2, does not appear in this book. Despite an exhaustive international search of archives and libraries, it was not found. Apart from the quarterlies, the book also has the instruction manual for the Caligraph 3, a trade catalog for Caligraph furniture and supplies and reproctions of contemporary ads and photos.< Less
Calling Lou Largo! By William Ard
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Hardback. From 1959 (All I Can Get) and 1960 (Like Ice She Was) come two unforgettable hardboiled novels from the typewriter of William Ard. Francis M. Nevins and Anthony Boucher write highly of his... More > crisp, but sensitive style and in his introduction, Nevins provides several more reasons why a renaissance of William Ard's crime novels is long overdue. Lou Largo is the rougher brother of Timothy Dane, the hero of the first Ramble House Ard double, PERFECT .38. He holds his own with the dangerous sharks of 50s America and their even more deadly molls. Noir doesn't get any more compelling than this.< Less
In Time A Gift: First Book of Lyric & Poetry Re-membered By Drennan Gabriel
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"When a door is opened between two rooms of greatly different size, a slight breeze is created in that doorway. The air in the rooms is still and, it's only when one passes through the portal... More > that the breeze is apparent.That turbulence between different sized spaces has always been extremely important to Ms Gabriel." A time traveled visionary look at American culture as if it was written today. Revisit a world that romantically rhymes personally professionally and globally decades apart brought together in this new title IN TIME A GIFT. Lyric & poetry imprints reflecting its rendering on a tiny aqua blue acoustic typewriter. Paperback.< Less
The Hummingbird Summer By G.S. Wiley
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Collection of two gay-themed short stories set in New York City in the 1960s. In "The Hummingbird Summer," typewriter salesman Henry Maitland takes advantage of the summer exodus from New... More > York City to snatch a few private moments with his married lover Pete Kingsley, an affair doomed by era and circumstance. In "Sukiyaki," Japanese-American private eye John Tamaru looks into the death of a worker in a Chinese restaurant, only to find out that first impressions are deceiving.< Less
The Curse of QWERTY By
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It was boring to type the letters in the upper row of my typewriter keyboard 20 times, then go on to the next row. But it was even more boring to lie in bed and do nothing. So when the chicken pox... More > forced me to stay home from school for two weeks, I used the time to learn touch typing. At age ten I, like millions of Americans each year, memorized the QWERTY keyboard (as it is called from its starting arrangement of letters).< Less

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