Production,Technology, and the Uses of Petroleum and Its Products.

PECKHAM, S.F. & WEEKS, Joseph D.

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Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1884

Description: & The Manufacture of Coke (by Weeks), (with) Building Stones of the United states, and Statistics of the Quarry Industry for 1880. 3 vols. in one. Very thick 4to, rebound in modern buckram; (binding soiled, wear to extremities, margins of some plates lightly dampstained). Washington: Government Printing Office, 1884.

Comments: Peckham's report has a frontispiece of an oil field, and 41 plates and maps, many folding. Weeks's report has 26 illustrations, some folding. The building stones report has 58 plates, 32 of which are chromolithographs of minerals.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 245642


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I usually receive my packages as soon as delivered. However, this one had quite a night outside in a snow storm. Thanks to the extra care in packaging and double layer of wrapping cardboard and plastic bag, the book survived in pristine condition.... It sat in a three foot snow drift pounded by snow plows, in minus 25Temps overnight and was discovered this afternoon, the top of the package peeking out of the drift. If not for the attention to packaging and packing materials, this book would have been destroyed. Please let the people who package our treasures know that they make a difference. Whether in person or mail order, you folks rock. Best wishes from the (damned) frozen Adirondacks... - E.E.
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