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The Prize. The Epic Quest For Oil, Money and Power. by  Daniel Yergin - Signed First Edition - 1991 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 100081)

The Prize. The Epic Quest For Oil, Money and Power.

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The Prize. The Epic Quest For Oil, Money and Power.

by Yergin, Daniel

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. First edition of "the best history of oil ever written" (Business Week), which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For John Roger- With appreciation for the value and pleasure you find in this story of the "prize" Best wishes Daniel Yergin." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Anthony. Spellbinding...irresistible...monumental...must be read to understand the first thing about the role of oil in modern history" (The New York Times). "A masterly narrative...The Prize portrays the interweaving of national and corporate interests, the conflicts and stratagems, the miscalculations, the follies, and the ironies" (James Schlesinger).

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
100081
Title
The Prize. The Epic Quest For Oil, Money and Power.
Author
Yergin, Daniel
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1991
Keywords
Daniel Yergin First Edition Signed, Money and Power, The Prize. The Epic Quest For Oil

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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octavo
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