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Around The World With Texaco

By: Dennison, Charles Stuart

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, The Texas Company, 1925

Edition: 1st Edition


Red baords, sunned at top edge. Gilt lettering faded on spine. Some edgewear, minor bumping. Previous owner's name; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 165 pages; 18300 View more info

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Since Spindletop A Human Story of Gulf's First Half-Century

By: Thompson, Craig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gulf, 1951


Gulf Oil's 50th anniversary edition with the seal on front cover. Navy cloth boards moderately soiled and stained. Interior clean, tight, bright. Full-size black & white photo of a Gulf service station attendant in his uniform and hat washing the windshield of a DeSoto while another attendant pumps the gas. Anyone remember those days? For that fact, anyone remember the DeSoto? ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages; 23602 View more info

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The Finest In The Land, The Story Of The Petroleum Club Of Houston

By: Donahue, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gulf Publishing Co, 1984

Edition: 1st Edition


This is a story of strong-willed, resourceful, and imaginative men and the Club they built to be the finest in the land. They were oilmen, and the Club was to be a retreat from the tough, demanding world they worked in. But as the author writes, "it would become more than a handsome wateringhole. It would be said, perhaps in truth, that many of the decisions affecting the world-wide petrleum industry were made within its confines..." . Laid in is an accompanying ... View more info

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The Petroleum Club Of Houston 1984 (Organized January 31, 1946)

By: Pch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, Petroleum Club of Houston, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition


Contents: club history; past presidents; officers and board of directors 1984-1985; administrative staff; reciprocal clubs, by-laws; house rules; members. Embossed leather boards, dark red and gilt. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; 31258 View more info

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The Road To Spindletop, Economic Change in Texas, 1875-1901

By: Spratt, John Stricklin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, 1983

Edition: 2nd Printing


The modern oil industry was born on a hill in southeastern Texas. This hill was formed by a giant underground dome of salt as it moved slowly towards the surface. As it crept, it pushed the earth that was in its path higher and higher. This dome was known by several names, but the one that stuck was "Spindletop". Through the latter half of the 19th century, Pennsylvania had been the most oil-productive state in the country. All that changed on January 10th, 1901.... View more info

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The Wildcatter, A Portrait Of Robert O. Anderson

By: Harris, Kenneth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1987

Edition: Stated 1st Edition


A celebration of the American entreprenuerial spirit. Underlining, hiliting, boards edgeworn; spine scuffed. Binding still clean and solid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; 14582 View more info