Pithole the vanished city; a story of the early days of the petroleum industry.

DARRAH, William Culp

Published by [Pulished by the author], [Gettysburg? PA], 1972
From Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books (Concord, MA, U.S.A.)

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8vo. pp. viii, 252. With numerous black and white photo illustrations. Bound in green publisher s cloth. Binding is fresh and clean. The dust jacket is rubbed and shows some chipping and creasing on the head cap. A small tear is present on the upper edge of the front wrap. Interior pages are clean. "Pennsylvania s fabulous ghost town. Born in the wilderness, 1865; died 1877. The most famous of all oil boom towns. Within three months a lusty, isolated, unorganized community of nearly 20,000 people, yet provided with hotels, businesses and professions worthy of a thriving city. Played a key role in the early development of the petroleum industry Today not a single building remains. Here is a faithful documented chronicle of Pithole, illustrated with contemporary photographs" (from the dust jacket). Bookseller Inventory # 000859

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Title: Pithole the vanished city; a story of the ...

Publisher: [Pulished by the author], [Gettysburg? PA]

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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