Dolson, Hildegarde The Great Oildorado
New York Random House First Edition Hard Cover
Cr 1959 by author. Dust jacket has tears at top of spine and bottom. Edges slight tears, slight soil. Covers are red with gilt and black stamped oil derrick on front cover, all good+. "Miss Dolson has mined and polished to sparkling brilliance all the lively, uproarious humor, the pathos, the catastrophe, the vertigo of boom-and-bust. Coal Oil Johnny, who became the playboy of the eastern world; John D. Rockefeller, who biult an empire on oil; and the tragic John Wilkes Booth, whose connection with the Pennsylvania oil rush is a dramatic and surprising one". (from dust jacket blurb). 300 pages with bibliography.