The Pencil
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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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
Published: Random House Publishing Group on
ISBN: 9780307772435
List price: $7.99
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