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The coming of the kilogram

Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster

The coming of the kilogram

a plea for the adoption of the metric system of weights and measures

by Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H. O. Arnold-Forster.
The Physical Object
Pagination150p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18181128M

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