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The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance

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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307772435
Subtitle:
A History of Design and Circumstance
Publisher:
Knopf
Author:
Petroski, Henry
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Industrial Design - General
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Civil engineering
Subject:
Pencils
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Pencils -- History.
Subject:
Industrial Design - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Art-Design History
Subject:
Engineering-General Engineering
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19921110
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
434

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