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A Century of Oil and Gas in Books; A Descriptive Bibiography

by Swanson, E. B.

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Published
1960
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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1960. hardcover. xiii, 214p., light blue cloth boards, dark green dj, plate pasted on front endpaper, dj edges slightly worn, else in very good condition.
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Meeting the Challenge

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Published
1943
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Tulsa, OK: Independent Petroleum Association of America, 1943. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 3.75x7.25 inches, very good condition. Reprints the IPAA's program of action for 1944.
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Tulsa, OK: Independent Petroleum Association of America, 1943. Pamphlet. [8]p. including covers, wraps, 3.5x8 inches, very good condition. Title refers to the illustration on the cover, showing a gas station with signs reading "Sorry-No Gas Today." Reprinted from a radio address by Samuel B. Pettengill, a former member of Congress who sat on the House's Petroleum Committee.
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A generation of industrial peace

by Chase, Stuart

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Published
1947
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n.pl: Standard Oil Company (N.J.), 1947. Pamphlet. 63p., front., illus., very good condition, 5x7.25. Labor relations at Standard Oil Company (N.J.), with references to African American workers and a strike at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Oiling the invasion

by American Petroleum Institute

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Published
1944
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New York: American Petroleum Institute, 1944. Pamphlet. [7p.], wraps, minor toning else very good condition, 4x9.5 inches. Petroleum industry celebrates its role in the Normandy invasion during World War 2.
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The Power of Oil

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1943
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Tulsa, OK: Independent Petroleum Association of America, 1943. Four-panel brochure, 3.75x8 inches, front wrap unevenly toned else very good condition. Urges readers to inform "friends and associates" of the importance of oil and "seek immediate action for providing adequate crude oil and products to meet military and essential civilian requirements.
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Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City

by Early, Steve; foreword by Bernie Sanders

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Published
2017
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9780807094266
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Boston: Beacon Press, 2017. Hardcover. x, 222p., quarter-cloth boards, 6.25x9.25 inches,very good condition. Signed by Early on the title page. On Richmond, CA, a mostly Black city and home to one of the largest oil refineries in the state.
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Tulsa, OK: Independent Petroleum Association of America, 1943. Pamphlet. [4]p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, illus., charts, front wrap unevenly toned else very good condition. Urges the reader to tell their Congressman to raise crude oil price ceilings in order to bring about an increase in production.
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New York: Henry Holt, 2012. Hardcover. 306p., first edition, first printing, inscribed & signed to the gay activist Allen Young - "To Allen - With great appreciation of your friendship over so many years! Michael [Klare], March 12, 2012," very good condition in like dj.
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New York: Henry Holt, 2004. Hardcover. xiv, 265p., first edition, first printing, inscribed & signed to the gay activist Allen Young on the half-title page - "To Allen - With great appreciation of your friendship & support over all these years! Michael Klare, Sept. 14, 2004," minor trace of foxing on top fore edge else very good condition in… Read more
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Workers' Power, No. 74, Mar 16-29, 1972 International Socialist biweekly

by International Socialists (US)

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1972
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Highland Park, MI: International Socialists, 1972. Newspaper. One issue, 16 pp., wraps, tabloid folded in half, very toned, smudged and chipped, Previous owners name penciled in top right of cover wrap. Articles: "Defend Wounded Knee!" "Philadelphia Teachers", "Nixon's POW Fraud", "Generals Destroy Brazil", more.
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London: H.M. Stationery Office, 1929. 17p., softbound, stapled pamphlet in 9.5x6 inch plain printed government wraps. Slight rust to staples, covers show mild handling wear, item is sound and unmarked, a good to very good copy. Conclusion: abide by recommendations set out in appendix, which starts off with statutes ensuring a proposed siting is not an eyesore - ideally,… Read more
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n.p.: Shell, 1969. 7.75x6.25 inch case, mild handling, a couple of the tokens spotted. Italian version of the set produced by the oil company to capitalize on the excitement surrounding the moon landing.
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International Socialist Review [February 1975]

by Les Evans, ed

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Published
1975
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New York: International Socialist Review Publishing Association, 1975. Magazine. One issue, 8.5x11 inches, staplebound and initials of previous owner penciled in on upper right hand corner of cover wrap, else in very good condition. 47p. This issue has articles on "Crooked politics: an American Institution" by Stephanie Coontz, "Do Mideast oil billions threaten the world?" by Dick Roberts. Louis… Read more
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Budapest: Miklos Nagy, 1948. 61p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75 x 8 inches, fold out map, pages lightly toned else very good condition in a worn, toned, and soiled dj. Card reading "With the Compliments of the Press Attache, American Legation, Berne" laid in. MAORT was a Hungarian oil company; the case revolved around it rapid decrease in production since the… Read more
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Paris: Asphaltoid, 1930. Paperback. A large folder, 12x9.5 inch plain printed wraps, containing variously paginated fascicles that are staplebound and are themselves fastened into the wraps with a decorative cord. Presswork on thick matte leaves (quite alkaline) features sepia gravure site photography of (mostly) modernist industrial buildings, plus bridges & roads & houses, all constructed with the company's product… Read more
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New York: SWP, 1980. Folded brochure, 3.75x8.5 inches, very good. Outlines the Party's positions, black and white photos of the presidential slate (Andrew Pulley and Matilde Zimmermann).
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Chicago: The H.M. Gousha Company, 1934. Single folio leaf, 17.5x23 inches, stiffish feel (either 24 or 32 # paperstock), alkaline with just a touch of toning, printed in blue with onlaid routes executed in red ink, folded four times to make the classic "gas station map" of 9x4 inches. Nice tripartite cover illustration using the two colors to advantage,… Read more
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Path to Nigerian Development

by Nnoli, Okwudiba, editor

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Published
1981
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9780862320218
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Dakar Senegal: Codesria, 1981. Paperback. viii, 264p., illustrated with a few tables, softbound in 8x5 inch plain printed white wraps. Faintest signs of any handling or age, a nice copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Publisher's name, Codesria, stands for Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa, based in Senegal.
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Out of a Bleak Landscape

by DonPedro, Ibiba [DonPedro sic]

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Published
2005
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9789780677312
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Lagos: Foreword Communications Limited, 2005. Paperback. [203]p., illustrated with numerous scattered photographs, mostly b&w snapshots, vignette color photoportrait of the author on cover. Softbound in 8.5x6 inch decorated wraps, shows a small nick at the head, an otherwise sound clean copy with faint external signs of handling, clean and unmarked within. Text paper bears a few flecks and crease… Read more
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