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


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780679734154
  • ISBN-10: 0679734155
  • Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
  • Publish Date: December 1992
  • Page Count: 448
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 5.25 x 1.15 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.21 pounds


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