2017 In Review

2017 has been a great year at Landmark Books punctuated with author readings, a book launch, writing contest and typing craziness. Landmark Books hosted our fourth annual Type-In which drew forty-eight typewriters from all over the world. We had a rare 1911 Bennett Traveler typewriter from New York. There were three Smith Corona Super Ghia typewriters, […]

Unplug and Type-In At Landmark Books

On this day in 1868 a patent (US 79,265) was issued to Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W Soule of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for what they called the ‘type-writer’. Their machine was purchased for $12,000 by Densmore and Yost who peddled the design to E Remington and Sons. The Sholes Glidden Type-Writer went into […]

Do You Love Typewriters? We Do!

Are you in love with those typing machines of loving grace? We at Landmark Books are, in fact we held the first ever Type-In in Traverse City, Michigan in April. At that event we had owners who displayed typewriters from as far back as 1890 all the way up to the early 1970’s. I got […]