Little Giant of Signal Hill: An Adventure in American Enterprise
1965·Englewood Cliffs, NJ
by Tompkins, Walker A.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1965. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Second printing. 258 pp + b/w illustrations from photographs, with index, map endpapers. Very light shelf wear; else fine. Dust jacket shows some rubbing, chip to head of spine. From the dust jacket: "Here is the amazing Sam Mosher, the 'greenhorn farmer' who 'didn't stand a chance' against the big companies and big odds in the oil business; a man who came to be known for his fabulous luck at borrowing money or bringing in wildcat wells; a man with bold spirit and adventurous impulses who persistently dared the law of averages to build a 'little giant' of the industry ... first in the petroleum fields of the West, and finally in other parts of the world. (Inventory #: 1892)
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