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Pencils You Should Know: A History of the Ultimate Writing Utensil in 75 Anectodes
SKU: 18683
$16.95

Pencils You Should Know traces the evolution of pencils over time and across the globe. From the humble, handcrafted pencil of the 19th century to the novelty writing implement of the 1990s, each object in this book tells a different story.

This book features a selection of 75 modern and vintage pencils curated by pencil powerhouse Caroline Weaver, owner of legendary New York pencil emporium CW Pencil Enterprise. Pencil fanatics will find old favorites here—the original Blackwing 602 puts in an appearance, of course—and make exciting new discoveries, too.

  • Author: Caroline Weaver
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Measurements: L 8.5" W 4"
  • Hardcover, 168 pages

Pencils You Should Know traces the evolution of pencils over time and across the globe. From the humble, handcrafted pencil of the 19th century to the novelty writing implement of the 1990s, each object in this book tells a different story.

This book features a selection of 75 modern and vintage pencils curated by pencil powerhouse Caroline Weaver, owner of legendary New York pencil emporium CW Pencil Enterprise. Pencil fanatics will find old favorites here—the original Blackwing 602 puts in an appearance, of course—and make exciting new discoveries, too.

  • Author: Caroline Weaver
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Measurements: L 8.5" W 4"
  • Hardcover, 168 pages
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