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Description
Heading: (California - Oil)
Author:
Title: California Oil Fields: Up to date indexed maps
Place Published: Bakersfield, CA
Publisher:Barlow & Hill
Date Published: 1910
Description:


33, [3] pp. With 8 folding maps. 23x15.3 cm. (9x6"), original printed pictorial wrappers.



Overview of the many oil fields of California, with maps showing the ownership of oil properties in Kern and Fresno counties, a map of California south of Monterey to Orange County, the "Devil's Den" field from Coalinga to Temblor, the Elk Hills, McKittrick, Midway, and Sunset fields, the latter four all in Kern County. OCLC lists only two 1910 issues with 36 pages and 8 maps; there are also five listings for issues with 52 pages and 7 maps. Rubberstamps of the U.S. Smelting Revining and Mining Exploration Co. to font and rear wrappers; rubberstamp of a Los Angeles bookseller to front wrapper.

Condition
Moderate wear, a few neat internal repairs; very good.
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Maps of the Oil Fields of California, 1910

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Oct 24, 2019
Starting Price $600
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