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From Blacksmith to Blackgoldsmiths by  Carolyn Schlee - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from E Ridge fine Books and

From Blacksmith to Blackgoldsmiths

by Schlee, Carolyn

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Newport Beach, CA: Smith International, Inc. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Clean bright copy. ; SIGNED by Author, Black cloth, tricolored title, Association copy signed by the author to the Smiths. To my friends the Smiths. Thanks for the opportunity to write your story! Carolyn. News article of the company transfer to Texas dated 10, 26, 88 bagged and laid in. Some spine end wear, DJ w/ toned and worn edges & ends, tear across front panel neatly repaired , in Mylar cover. In 1902 Herman Smith opened a blacksmith shop in Whittier, California. In 1988 the company moved to Texas and became what is now a leading global supplier of products and services for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. ; 4to up to 12" tall. aka Quarto" .

  • Bookseller: E Ridge fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002635
  • Title: From Blacksmith to Blackgoldsmiths
  • Author: Schlee, Carolyn
  • Illustrator:Color & Black & White Photos Throughout
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Smith International, Inc
  • Place: Newport Beach, CA
  • Date published: 1977
  • Keywords: Bits (drilling And Boring), Halliburton, Newport CA, Smith International, H.C. Smith Oil Tool Company, Texas Oil Industry, Texas, Southern Californiapetroleum Industry And Trade, Bits (drilling And Boring)
  • Bookseller catalogs: Signed Books; States: California;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY);


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