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American Mechanical Pencils

 

This project is on hold.  Publication has been postponed by Schiffer until October 2014; please do not preorder this book.  

 

Size: 9″ x 12″ | 1782 color photos | 320 pp
ISBN13: 9780764346552 | Binding: hard cover

 

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American Writing Instrument Patents 1799-1910

 

American Writing Instrument Patents 1799-1910 is a must-have resource for those researching the history of pens, pencils, stylographs and other writing instruments  At the heart of the book is a comprehensive database of known writing instrument patents issued during the period, cross-indexed and searchable by date, description, inventor, assignee or location.  In addition, the book contains 85 full-page patent images with accompanying text for the most significant patents of the era, as well as general articles on U.S. patent history and patent research.  Coil bound, soft cover, 348 pages.

 

ISBN:  978-0-9840382-3-7

 

 

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American Writing Instrument Patents 1911-1945

 

American Writing Instrument Patents 1799-1910 is a must-have resource for those researching the history of pens, pencils, stylographs and other writing instruments  At the heart of the book is a comprehensive database of known writing instrument patents issued during the period, cross-indexed and searchable by date, description, inventor, assignee or location.  In addition, the book contains 85 full-page patent images with accompanying text for the most significant patents of the era, as well as general articles on U.S. patent history and patent research.  Coil bound, soft cover, 348 pages.

 

ISBN:  978-0-9840382-3-7

 

 

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The Catalogue of American Mechanical Pencils

This is a soft cover, coil bound, full color book, 184 pages (178 numbered) with more than 600 photographs.

This book is the first of its kind, providing photographs of thousands of different vintage American mechanical pencils. The book includes history, patents and other information related to more than 250 different manufacturers and producers of pencils; it also contains a price guide and general articles covering collecting pencils as well as repair and restoration. 

 

Click here to see a preview of the book in PDF form.

 

 

ISBN: 978-0-9840382-0-6

 

 

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The Catalogue of American Mechanical Pencils w/ Photo Supplement

 

Get the book and the supplemental CD together.

 

 

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The Catalogue of American Mechanical Pencils Full CD Version

 

This is a two-disc set that includes The Catalogue in high-resolution .pdf, a compressed ebook .pdf version, and the Photo Supplement.  The compressed version is on the same disc with the photo supplement to facilitate referring back and forth.

 

ISBN: 978-0-9840382-1-3

 

 

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Photo Supplement to the Catalogue

 

This companion disc to The Catalogue includes full-size .jpg images of the more than 600 photographs featured in the book.   While it is intended to enhance the experience of reading the book, this disc is in itself a terrific standalone "silent" resource.

 

 

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The Catalogue of American Mechanical Pencils EBOOK

For those who prefer instant gratification, The Catalogue is also offered in downloadable .pdf format.  File size is 26.6 MB.

 

 

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