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The pencil: a history of design and circumstance
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Published:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1990.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
xi, 434 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
Status:
Glen Burnie Library - Nonfiction
674.88 P
Description
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. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0394574222 :, 0679734155 (pbk.) :

Notes

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Includes index.
Bibliography
Bibliography: p. 385-407.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Petroski, H. (1990). The pencil: a history of design and circumstance. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Petroski, Henry. 1990. The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Petroski, Henry, The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1990.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Petroski, Henry. The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1990. Print.

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