New York: Appleton, 1866. From Coal and other Bituminous Substances capable of Supplying Burning Fluids. 8vo, original blind stamped cloth, expertly recased; rubbed. New York Appleton, 1866. Very good. According to the author's preface, this is "the first published  monograph on the art of distilling oils from minerals containing Bitumen."
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1924. 8vo, mustard cloth pictorially stamped in red & black, d.w. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1910) Early edition, this title being the last listed at the front of the book, although the verso of the dust wrapper lists "His Sky Train". Penciled gift inscription, 1934. Fine copy in a bright dust wrapper, with the most minor wear on the front edge, and a closed tear on a fold which is almost invisible under mylar.
San Francisco: State Mining Bureau. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 16.5" x 24". This hard to find late 19th c map of the Los Angeles city oil fields was issued by the State Mining Bureau. The map covers most of the modern West Lake neighborhood and vicinity and depicts the region in two sections and shows the oil fields throughout the city. The first extending from Vermont Avenue and Sixth Street to Lake Shore Boulevard and Brent Street, while the...
Ponca City: Kay County Gas Co., 1919. Many Illus. including double folding plates of oil fields throughout the area. 75pp. 8vo, original black cloth, spine recased with most of original backstrip, cloth lightly soiled, inner hinges strengthened. Ponca City: Kay County Gas Co., (1919). First edition. History and economic development of the county published by a local gas company in order to spur economic development. " Contains material on the Daltons, Henry Starr, and Ben Cravens." Adams, Six-Guns 1641. Adams, Rampaging Herd 1699.