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Boyle, P.C., 1898, The Derrick's handbook of petroleum, 1859-1898, Derrick Publishing Company, Oil City, 1062 pp. plus advertising and index

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Hardwick, R.E., 1958, The oilman's barrel, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 122 pp.

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Redwood, Sir Boverton, 1886, Cantor Lectures delivered by Boverton and quoted in Redwood, 1913.

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Smiley, Alfred Wilson, 1907, A few scraps oily and otherwise, The Derrick Publishing Co., 220 pp.

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