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Chicago: The White House, 1924 [but later]. Reprint. A novel of the early 20th century oil industry, with a Texas setting. First published by Scribner's in 1924; this an early re-issue by a Chicago reprint house. Clean, bright example of the striking pictorial jacket. Octavo. Tan cloth boards, printed in...
[Item #18852]
Price: $40.00

The Mechanic
New York: William Ritchie, 1906. First Edition. Novel in which a lone individual battles both steel and oil trusts. "The upcoming business magnate protagonist of The Mechanic powers his rise initially through an invention of his father, an improved method for refining iron ore into steel; his own later inventions...
[Item #27136]
Price: $200.00

Two Strikes and Out
Garden City: Country Life Press Corporation, [1939]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm); original cloth (a bit dampstained) in black dust jacket printed in red; [2],iv,[4],156pp. Dampstain to upper jacket cover verso very faintly showing through to recto (though some damp spots showing on rear cover); top edge a touch shelf-worn with...
[Item #24576]
Price: $45.00
Two Strikes and Out. William E. MCMAHON, ed.

Oil Field Workers Unite! [drop title]
[Chicago: Oil Workers' Industrial Union No. 230, n.d., ca. 1920]. First Edition. Quarto bifolium (25cm.); text in double column. Uniformly toned, tiny loss to top corner of upper panel fore-edge not affecting text, else Very Good or better. Organizing flyer for oil field workers: "If you would have better working...
[Item #27502]
Price: $150.00
Oil Field Workers Unite! [drop title]. OIL WORKERS' INDUSTRIAL UNION NO. 230, IWW.

Petrolej! (Oil!) - Volumes I-II
Prague: Vyadavatelstvo Družstevní Práce, 1931. Third Czech Edition. Stunning edition of what is arguably Sinclair's finest novel, this edition published four years following the American edition, with photographic dustjackets by Czech designed Ladislav Sutnar. "The story is largely concerned with the social education and disillusionment of the sion of an...
[Item #26224]
Price: $750.00

Thunder in the Earth
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1941. First Edition. A novel of the Texas oil industry. Somewhat uncommon, especially in jacket; this a solid and attractive copy. Octavo (21cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 570p. A few small spots to backstrip; mild rubbing to bottom edges of boards, else Near Fine. In...
[Item #13424]
Price: $125.00

Present Status of the Mexican Oil "Expropriations," 1940
New York: Standard Oil Company, 1940. First Edition. Octavo (22.25cm.); original tan printed card wrappers; [4],170pp. Minor wear, else Very Good or better.
[Item #29695]
Price: $20.00
Present Status of the Mexican Oil "Expropriations," 1940. STANDARD OIL COMPANY.

Handbook For OCAW Women
Denver: Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, 1973. First Edition. "This handbook originated in the summer of 1971, when Ms. Stone helped to process a sex discrimination complaint fo OCAW Local 4-23. Through working with the women in the local, she saw the need for a comprehensive and readable...
[Item #26382]
Price: $25.00
Handbook For OCAW Women. Katherine STONE.

Clint: Clinton Williams Murchison. A Biography [Inscribed & Signed by the Murchison family]
Austin: Eakin Press, [1986]. Third Printing. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in black decorative dust jacket; [2],xviii,420pp.; illus. throughout, pictorial endpapers. Jacket extremities rubbed and a bit chipped with a few tiny losses, very light wear to cloth corners, else Very Good in About Very Good jacket. Inscribed and signed on...
[Item #31379]
Price: $40.00
Clint: Clinton Williams Murchison. A Biography [Inscribed & Signed by the Murchison family]. Ernestine Orrick VAN BUREN.