It took a lickin’ and kept on clickin’

If Cormac McCarthy’s typewriter could land a quarter-million-dollar bid at Christie’s last year, I would think Harlan Ellison’s very first Shraybmashinke would fetch an equally princely sum. For details, and more pictures like the one above, head thisaway. The description of the typewriter’s background is particularly poignant if read in conjunction with volume three of On the Road With Ellison. (Bird dogged by Steve Perry and Freddy the K.)

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