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1 Culver, L. A. of Athens County, Ohio Autographed letter to Atty John S. Brasee, of Lancaster, Ohio.

Culver owned land near Straitsville, Kansas, which may have had coal. He relates how three people-he names them-offered a neighbor $200 per acre & apparently were claiming $300 per acre from Culver(?). Letter written on 5pp. of Mansfield Petroleum Co. stationery (Big Run Station, M.& C. R. R.) 1873. Nice letter heads! (238953462)
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2 Domestic NEW HOME OIL OUTFIT.
N.p. c.1900 
2 items: 5½ x 8½", 3 x 5", respectively. The color print shows oil bottle, oil can & whetstone. A dozen outfits for 2 dollars and 10 cents. Verso has six paragraphs describing the "deals" virtues. (4884483696)
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3 Hennen, Ray V. & David B. Reger WEST VIRGINIA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY: PRESTON COUNTY.
(Wheeling) (1914) 
566pp. V.g., solid copy, cover fore edges damped, not affecting text. . Photo illus., gas, coal, clay, petroleum, iron. No copy of Preston Co. book or map on net. (4967247300) 
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4 Huebotter, H. A. MECHANICS OF THE GASOLINE ENGINE
New York 1923 
313pp. "Fourth impression of first edition." Lower free front corner w/ a two inch spot, bkstrp lettering faded but legible. One inside lib stamp. (5906840955)
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5 Körte, W. BEACONS AND FOG SIGNALS ON THE PRUSSIAN COASTS.
Brussels 1905 
9pp. Report for Permanent Internat'l Assoc. of Navigation Congresses X. Congress-Milan. Wrps, v.g. Much on fog signals. Military. Germany. Petroleum. Travel. (4268413131)
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6 Labor Day Celebration UMWA Float.
Weir, KS 1908 
Two photos, each 7¾ x 9½ on a 11 x 13" mats. One shows a four-horse team (three white & a "dark") w/flag bedecked bridles, hooked abreast to a double truck (eight iron wheels) holding the base of an oil well & a forge, w/four workers & two drivers aboard. In the other image: eight men, two women & a child stand abreast the same vehicle w/its load. The ladies' hats bedecked w/dead bird parts, the four men's hats visible are each different: boater, derby, flat-crown felt, & flop-brim straw. Each of the men sports a celebratory badge. Our eastern lighting suggests the triangular photographer's mark might say Davis & Makkel. Question: United Mine Workers of Amer. or United Mineral Workers of Amer.? Alas, Weir, Kansas has disappeared from recent atlases. For the pair… (4323683346)
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7 Melville, Geo. USE OF LIQUID FUEL FOR PURPOSES OF NAVIGATION.
Brussels 1905 
43(4)pp. Wrps, v.g. Admiral Melville was Engineering Chief of the U.S. Navy for 15 years. This report presented to Permanent International Assoc. of Navigation Congresses X. Congress - Milan. Military. (4267846257)
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8 Putney, James THE BURNING WELLS OF KENAWHA...
Morgantown, WV 1968 
(10)pp. The Plectopteran Press, approx. 10pp. Reprint of an essay in the Western Journal of Surgery & Medicine, 1844. Open-end pamphlet, 4 x 8½". V.g. West Virginia. No other copy online. (147833016)
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9 Sherman & Co. Family Right & Recipe For Making the Centennial Illuminating Oil.
N.p. 1876? 
Partially ptd 5 x 7½" bdsde. "It is better to buy the benzine by the barrel from Pittsburg…" Petroleum. (4030002123)
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10 Waite, Esler & Co. CHAMPION XXX CYLINDER OIL FOR STEAM CYLINDERS (Broadsheets).
Baltimore c.1880 
Two pieces. First is Champion XXX Cylinder Oil, for Steam Cylinders, 6 x 5½". Second is Price List incl. Golden Spindle, Albany Grease, & more. 9 x 5½". Second separated at one fold. Neither recorded per OCLC. For the two... (3686314515)
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