Which instrument, precursor to the typewriter, did Burt invent?
The Typographer was an early typewriter invented by John Burt in 1829. It used a typewheel with raised letters, which was rotated to create the desired character. The Typographer was not commercially successful, but it is considered to be a precursor to the modern typewriter.
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