The Early and Later History of Petroleum with Authentic Facts in Regard to Its Development in Western Pennsylvania
by Henry, J. T.
Philadelphia: Jas. B. Rodgers Co. Printers, 1873. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. 607 pages + 5 regular plates + 28 woodburytype images (frontispiece of the Phillips and Wooodford Wells Tarr Farm and 28 separate woodburytype portraits of oilmen). Complete. Thick 8vo. Expertly rebound in sympathetically matched cloth with front cover and spine panels preserved and laid down and renewed endpapers. Perhaps a dozen pages with some marginal dampstaining (mostly on lower right corner of plates - not affecting portraits). A sound working copy of the original publication, now scarce in the market. Cloth. "First comprehensive history of the infancy of this industry." HOWES H-421. Larson's Guide to Business History #2846.
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