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Story of one man's efforts to implement effective conservation tactics in the East Texas oil fields. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author. VG/Good. Clean, firm. Dj has wear at tips and spine ends. Dj in protective mylar sleeve. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Three Stars for the Colonel: The Biography ...
Éditeur : New York: Random House, 1954. 1st ed. [Stated]. 1st printing. Hardcover. 265 pages.
Date d'édition : 1954
Etat du livre : Very Good
Description du livre New York: Random House, Inc., 1954., 1954. #255 OF A FIRST EDITION LIMITED TO 300 COPIES. SIGNED BY ERNEST O. THOMPSON ON THE LIMITATION PAGE. , 3-271 pages. Hardcover: H 21.5cm x L 14.5cm. Presumably issued with a slipcase as Random House usually provides one for their limited editions but one is not present with this copy nor is a dust jacket. Black leather spine with vibrant silver and gold stamping, dark blue marbled paper boards, light scuffing at spine ends and at tips of board corners. Top edge gilt. Foreword by R.B. Anderson; map illustration of the East Texas Oil Field on page 85; two appendices; Index. A very good+ copy. Biography of Ernest Othmer Thompson who earned fame during his tenure as Chairman of the Texas State Railroad Commission when he mandated oil-production levels known as prorationing, an action for which he is now recognized as a leader in the field of petroleum conservation. Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. N° de réf. du libraire JUN17-02720