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Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around the world, and shows what the pencil can teach us about engineering and technology today.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394574226
Subtitle:
(a history of design and circumstance )
Author:
Petroski, Henry
Publisher:
Knopf :
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Pencils
Subject:
Pencils -- History.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 385-407.
Series Volume:
no. 51
Publication Date:
1990
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 434 p.
Dimensions:
9.57x5.71x1.49 in. 1.67 lbs.

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