The Pencil

The Pencil

A History of Design and Circumstance

Book - 1992
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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.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1992, c1989
Edition: 1st pbk ed. --
ISBN: 9780679734154
Branch Call Number: 674.88 Pet
Characteristics: xi, 434 p. : ill


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