The Pencil
The Pencil
A History of Design and Circumstance
Henry Petroski

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.

Title The Pencil
Subtitle A History of Design and Circumstance
Author Henry Petroski
Publisher Knopf
Dewey Classification 674.88
Title First Published 10 November 1992
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 448 p.
ISBN-10 0679734155
ISBN-13 9780679734154
Publication Date 10 November 1992
Main content page count 448
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $23.00

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