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The Typewriter
Author: Chair the Center for Middle Eastern Studies Tony Allan

ISBN: 9781627950343
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 0
Published: 1 October 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.0 x 19.5 x 1.3
Description:
Personal computers may have replaced the typewriter in most homes and offices, but the venerable writing machine is currently staging a comeback. From portable models that hipsters are snapping up in Urban Outfitters to Tom Hanks's bestselling app that recreates the manual experience on a tablet, the typewriter has never been so hot. This celebration of the typewriter covers what a platen knob is, why QUERTY won out over other arrangements of keys, which authors loved (or loathed) their typewriters, and much more.
A gift book with yellowed paper and typewriter fonts for a cool vintage look
Timeline of the typewriter features key models
Foreword by Paul Schweitzer of Gramercy Typewriter Co. About the Author

After studying History at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and Journalism at Indiana University, Tony Allan worked for the British Broadcasting Company and as a magazine editor before turning to book publishing. In the course of a 13-year stint with Time-Life Books in London and Alexandria, Va., he served as...

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