2 edition of Environmental warmth and its measurement found in the catalog.
Environmental warmth and its measurement
|Statement||by T. Bedford.|
|Series||War memorandum -- 17|
|Contributions||Medical Research Council (Great Britain)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
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