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Cover of Instruction sur les mesures del¤uites de la grandeur de la terre

Instruction sur les mesures déduites de la grandeur de la terre

France. Commission temporaire des poids & mesures républicaines; Haüy, René Just; France. Convention nationale.
De l'Imprimerie de Saphoux
an 2 [i.e. 1793 or 1794]

This is the first edition of the official manual of the metric system and the first description of the system as it exists today.

Cover of The measure of the world

The measure of the world

Alder, Ken
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
c2003