BEYOND ENGINEERING: Essays and Other Attempts to Figure without Equations.
Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book 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. These essays attempt to bridge the gap between technical and literary cultures. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated by Karen Petroski. Notes and references. xii, 256 pp. ISBN: 0-312-077858.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.