By: Mallison, Sam T.
Charleston, West Virginia, Education Foundation of West Virginia, Inc.: 1953
Seller ID: 11154
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and a gilt-stamped oil derrick decoration on the front cover. 528 pages with black and white photos and a frontispiece color reproduction of a portrait in oil of the subject of the book--Michael Late Benedum. The West Virginia oil wildcatter based his company in Pittsburgh and drilled around th globe. Their first well started producing in 1896 in West Virginia and later they were responsible for the discovery of oil in Florida and the Yates Oil Field in Texas' Permian Basin. View More...