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{rtf1ansideff0{fonttbl {f0fswiss MS Sans Serif;}}pardf0fs20 The Early and Later History of Petroleum, with Authentic Facts in Regard to its development in Western Pennsylvania}. J. T. HENRY.
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{rtf1ansideff0{fonttbl {f0fswiss MS Sans Serif;}}pardf0fs20 The Early and Later History of Petroleum, with Authentic Facts in Regard to its development in Western Pennsylvania}
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Philadelphia: Jas. B, Rodgers Co., 1873. 8vo. {rtf1ansideff0{fonttbl {f0fswiss MS Sans Serif;}}pardf0fs20 28 mounted woodburytype photographs (including frontispiece view and 27 portraits) and 5 plates.}.

Publisher's blue cloth, upper cover stamped in gilt.

Provenance: W.W. Henry (presentation inscription to:); C. Z. Lincoln; Leroy A. Lincoln (bookplate)

{rtf1ansideff0{fonttbl {f0fswiss MS Sans Serif;}}pardf0fs20 "First comprehensive history of the infancy of this industry" (Howes).}

"Valuable, well-written early history based upon on-the-spot investigation while all early participants were still living and could be interviewed. In addition to the authoritative history of Drake Well, Henry gives detailed histories of many early producing properties, companies and individual oilmen ... Author was a Titusville newspaperman" (Swanson).

The woodburytype photographs are by A.P.R.P. Co., and comprise portraits of the principal oilmen and a frontispiece view of The Phillips and Woodford Wells on Tarr Farm, after an image by Mather.

Howes H421; Swanson, A Century of Oil and Gas in Books , p. 154.

Item #36559

Price: $1,200.00

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