Derrick and Drill, or An Insight into the Discovery, Development, and Present Condition and Future Prospects of Petroleum, in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, &c. Arranged and Edited from Numerous Sources, by the Author of "Ten Acres Enough" Edmund MORRIS.

Derrick and Drill, or An Insight into the Discovery, Development, and Present Condition and Future Prospects of Petroleum, in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, &c. Arranged and Edited from Numerous Sources, by the Author of "Ten Acres Enough".

New York. James Miller. 1865. Hardcover. 12mo, 19cm, 277p., folding map, rebound in tan cloth, original spine title label, light damp stain along the upper text margin to p52., very good condition thus (Ands). ~ "The materials from which this volume has been compiled, were collected by a gentleman who has attentively watched the development of the now prevailing excitement on the subject of Petroleum. No sooner had the first flowing well been opened in Pennsylvania, than he carefully collected all the printed accounts of he fact, and continued, to search after and preserve whatever could be found in magazines and newspapers in relation to the subject." (Preface). With: Map of the Oil Region of Pennsylvania. Item #38021

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