The pencil: a history of design and circumstance

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Pub. Date:
1990.
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1st ed.
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English
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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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subject_facet Pencils -- History
title_display The pencil : a history of design and circumstance
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title_sub a history of design and circumstance
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