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

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

Label
The pencil : a history of design and circumstance
Title
The pencil
Title remainder
a history of design and circumstance
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
203316
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
674/.88
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS1268
LC item number
.P47 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of design and circumstance
Label
The pencil : a history of design and circumstance, by Henry Petroski
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0904/89045362-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 385-407
Control code
131737
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 434 p.
Isbn
9780394574226
Lccn
89045362
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm19516287
  • (OCoLC)19516287
Label
The pencil : a history of design and circumstance, by Henry Petroski
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0904/89045362-d.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 385-407
Control code
131737
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 434 p.
Isbn
9780394574226
Lccn
89045362
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm19516287
  • (OCoLC)19516287

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