The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance

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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.

Paperback. (#30224)

Keywords: Drawing, Art Instruction, Art Technique, Art History, Art/Science/Technology, Art, Science, Education, Graphite, Instruments, History of Technology, Engineering, Artifacts, Invention, Innovation

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