The Pencil [Audiobook] download free by Henry Petroski

The Pencil Audiobook download free by Henry Petroski
  • Listen audiobook: The Pencil
  • Author: Henry Petroski
  • Release date: 2003/4/1
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Crafts and Hobbies
  • ISBN: 9780571217632
  • Rating: 8.81 of 10
  • Votes: 666
  • Review by: Liam Trotter
  • Review rating: 7.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Duration: 5H33M49S in 256 kbps (89.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, OPUS, WAV, FLAC, WMA, AC3 (compression DEB, BZ2, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 33M25S (9.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Henry Petroski's witty and unexpected history of the pencil includes a wide range of characters: from the American philosopher Henry David Thoreau, and Toulouse-Lautrec, who declared, 'I am a pencil', to the great nineteenth-century manufacturing families, such as Dixon and Faber. Petroski charmingly celebrates the design history of one of mankind's most essential, and yet undervalued, tools.'One of those great books that starts a genre. A witty liaison between folk history and deconstruction, it manages to be both wide-angle lens and microscope. Enthralling.' Stephen Bayley
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History: Specific Events & Topics, Engineering Graphics & Technical Drawing, Crafts & Hobbies, Industrial / Commercial Art & Design, History Of Engineering & Technology
  • Download servers:, Uploaded, Mediafire, FreakShare, FileServe. Compressed in DEB, BZ2, RAR, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x232x36mm
  • Weight: 539.77g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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