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Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological Occurrence of Petroleum and Natural Gas; the Physical and Chemical Properties, Production, and Refining of Petroleum and Ozokerite; the Characters and Uses, Testing, Transport, and Storage of Petroleum Products; and the Legislative Enactments Relating Thereto; Together With a Description of the Shale Oil and Allied Industries; and a Full Bibliography (Complete in 2 Volumes)

Redwood, Sir Boverton

Published by Charles Griffin & Company, London, 1906
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Two octavo volumes with continuous pagination. Vol. 1: xxxii, 528pp. Vol. 2: 529-1064pp. Red cloth with gold lettering on spines. Thick, black coated, decorative endpapers. ppLavishly illustrated throughout with numerous b/w and red maps, plates, (some of which are oversize and therefore, foldout), illustrations, charts, diagrams, facsimile photographs, blue prints of technology and much more. Frontis piece to Vol. 1 is a large, foldout map of the "Oil Field of the World: Petroliferous Deposits, Marked Re." Frontis piece to vol. 2, which is still protected by original tissue guard, is a color illustration of "Petroleum Vapor Flame-Caps Over the Standard Hydrogen Flame." Minor shelf wear to exterior. Hinges slightly starting. Ex Libris William D. Waltman. Books are in very good condition. The author, Sir Boverton redwood (1846 - 1919) was the founder of the B & R Consulting Firm and the president of the Institution of Petroleum Technologists, (which became the Institute of Petroleum in 1913). Second edition completely revised and greatly expanded. Bookseller Inventory # 21589

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Title: Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical ...

Publisher: Charles Griffin & Company, London

Publication Date: 1906

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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