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West Virginia; Its Farms and Forests, Mines, and Oil-Wells; with a Glimpse of its Scenery, a Photograph of its Population, and an Exhibit of its Industrial Statistics
Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1865. Original cloth. First Edition. [i-ii] iii-vi, 7-276 pages. First Edition in Very Good condition with chipped spine head, small tear to upper spine, worn extremities, bookplate, small bookseller's sticker to lower front pastedown, previous owner's name to front pastedown and gutter of front flyleaf, and purple stamp to first leaf. Original cloth; Swanson p. 35: "Eleven chapters dealing with petroleum, its discovery in West Virginia, drilling and distillation; description of oil fields of West Virginia; list of companies; discussion of prospects. Describes early dug wells." ; Ex-Libris.
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