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Image for Mr. Jim: The Biography of James Smither Abercombie

Mr. Jim: The Biography of James Smither Abercombie

By: Nicholson, Patrick J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Gulf Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10552

ISBN: 0872014045

Condition: Near Fine


About fine in a dust jacket that has a couple of blemishes-lower spine and front panel, upper corner-from apparent price sticker removal. Looks nice preserved in a new Mylar archival cover now. Biography of Houston petroleum industry giant, James Smither Abercrombie, founder of Cameron Iron Works and, as a philanthropist, founder and supporter of Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. 364 pages, Index, black and white photos. View more info

Image for A Sixth Sense: The Life and Science of Henri-Georges Doll, Oilfield Pioneer and Inventor

A Sixth Sense: The Life and Science of Henri-Georges Doll, Oilfield Pioneer and Inventor

By: Oristaglio, Michael & Alexander Dorozynski

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Duckworth: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08229

ISBN: 1590202392

Condition: Near Fine


336 pages with a Note on Sources, References, and Index. Illustrated with photos and endpaper maps. View more info