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The Resource The pencil : a history of design and circumstances, by Henry Petroski

The pencil : a history of design and circumstances, by Henry Petroski

Label
The pencil : a history of design and circumstances
Title
The pencil
Title remainder
a history of design and circumstances
Statement of responsibility
by Henry Petroski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes the common pencil, citing it as an example of engineering excellence, looks at its origins and the history of its production, and provides reasons for its survival into the computer age
Writing style
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203316
Cataloging source
Baker & Taylor
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Petroski, Henry
Dewey number
674.88
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS1268
LC item number
.P47 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Pencils
Target audience
adult
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a history of design and circumstance
Label
The pencil : a history of design and circumstances, by Henry Petroski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12350898
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780394574226
Lccn
89045362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780394574226
Label
The pencil : a history of design and circumstances, by Henry Petroski
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
12350898
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780394574226
Lccn
89045362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780394574226

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