Souvenir Photo Album in Leather of National Petroleum War Service Committee 1918

National Petroleum War Service Committee; Underwood & Underwood Studios

Published by Privately Printed, 1918
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1918. Hardcover, folio, in full dark brown leather, gilt titles. 38 original sepia photo-portraits of distinguished oil men and CEOs of major companies and petroleum related concerns, including many from Pittsburgh. Includes E. L. Doheny, Mark Lawrence Requa, George S. Davison of Gulf Refining Co. Pittsburgh, among others. The rear board is present, but detached; the boards show some light rubbing. Flaking to leather at spine ends and along board edges. Fine interior. Photos measure 13.5 x 10 inches. The committee was formed in response to a massive fuel shortage in Europe. Field Marshall Foch declared that without the committee's action, the war would have been lost to the Germans. Binding is Leather. Rare. Digital images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Souvenir Photo Album in Leather of National ...
Publisher: Privately Printed
Publication Date: 1918
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition.

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