REMAKING THE WORLD: Adventures in Engineering. by Petroski, Henry.

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REMAKING THE WORLD: Adventures in Engineering.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays by this author and engineer who is perhaps best known for his works on such objects as the book on the bookshelf, the toothpick and the pencil. This looks at some of the big achievements in engineering - the Panama Canal, the tunnel under the English Channel, the Hoover Dam and more. SIGNED on the title page. Bibliography, index. xiii, 239 pp.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 68868
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