by Richard Polt. Published by Countryman Press, New York, 2015. First edition, first printing. Softcover, stiff flexible wraps. Quarto. 382pp. Illustrated. Fine.
“The connoisseur’s guide to the typewriter, entertaining and practical
What do thousands of kids, makers, poets, artists, steampunks, hipsters, activists, and musicians have in common? They love typewriters―the magical, mechanical contraptions that are enjoying a surprising second life in the 21st century, striking a blow for self-reliance, privacy, and coherence against dependency, surveillance, and disintegration. ”