The Elliott Book-Typewriter

1902 Scientific American  
THE ELLIOTT BOOK-TYPEWRITER. As soon as the ordinary typewriter came into gen· eral use and proved indispensable for letter·writing, it was only a question of time when a machine would be built which could be successfully used for type, writing in books. It was not long before a typewriter meeting these requirements was put on the market, and its widespread popularity proves its efficiency. The machine has opened up a new field and does all that can be done by an ordinary machine, as well as
more » ... hine, as well as work that cannot be accomplished without its means. It will write on books' of any size and shape, and is deSirable for record books, sale books and the like. Its name, the Elliott Book·Typewriter is, however, mis· leading, for aside from its value in book work, it will do also, and just as quickly, all the work that the or·
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican06211902-436 fatcat:dljplabpqvavpf33iboqowbvy4