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World weights and measures

United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

World weights and measures

handbook for statisticians.

by United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesStatistical papers. Series M -- no.21 rev.1, Statistical papers (United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs) -- no.21 rev.1.
The Physical Object
Pagination138p.,28cm
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21006044M

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