The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance
Presents the long and complex history of the pencil, considering it not only as a thing in itself, but also as an exemplar of all things that are designed and manufactured. Appendix: How the Pencil is Made. Notes. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. 434p.
Author: Henry Petroski.
Title: The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance.
Publisher: Knopf, 1992.
ISBN: 0679734155; ISBN 13: 9780679734154.
Condition: Unmarked. Very Good.
Keywords: Drawing, Art Instruction, Art Technique, Art History, Art/Science/Technology, Art, Science, Education, Graphite, Instruments, History of Technology, Engineering, Artifacts, Invention, Innovation