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3 edition of Stop the typewriters found in the catalog.

Stop the typewriters

by Shirley Sargent

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Prue Theobalds
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S248 St
The Physical Object
Pagination 160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24749885M
LC Control Number63007997
OCLC/WorldCa1402389

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The IBM Selectric Typewriter, introduced in , is one of the most important mechanical inventions of the Twentieth Century. It is, indeed, all mechanical; an electric motor is used only to turn one shaft, and its function can be taken over by a hand crank (and is, during repair procedures). Monkeys With Typewriters written by Scarlett Thomas, is a useful book for readers and writers. This book is divided into two parts; Theory and Practice with examples ranging from the classics, like "Poetics written by Aristotle to Great Expectations - by Charles Dickens" to modern fictions/5.

Tom Hanks, typewriter enthusiast Typewriters are Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks' not-so-guilty pleasure. He has a personal collection of more than a hundred, in nearly every style, make and year.   The end of an era has been marked, with the last typewriter built in the UK rolling off the production line at Brother's north Wales factory. The firm donated the last machine to London's Science.


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