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A Century in Oil: The “Shell” Transport and Trading Company 1897-1997 - Stephen Howarth

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Tiny nick to the top corner of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight but with a hint of tanning to the very margins of the leaves. A nice copy.

Illustrated by way of: Cutaways; Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Illustrated endpapers and blanks; From the cover: “No other single industry has affected 20th-century civilization more rapidly or more profoundly than that of oil. The century was nearly half over when the nuclear age began and the computer revolution swept the world. Throughout the 20th century, oil has been the great enabler providing from one basic resource a rainbow range of products.
Size: 10¾" x 8"
Number of Pages: 397
ISBN: 0297822470
Cover Art By: Terry Anthony