Measure of All Things

Cover Art for 9785558623031, Measure of All Things by Alder, Ken
ISBN: 9785558623031
Publisher: Free Press
Published: 1 January, 2001
Format: Hardcover
6 other editions of this product

In June 1792, the cosmopolitan Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre and the scrupulous Pierre-Francois-Andre Mechain set out from Paris to calculate the length of the meter. In the bestselling tradition of "Longitude and The Map that Changed the World, " Alder has written an extraordinary and riveting tale. Illustrations.


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