Saga of Wealth, the rise of the Texas Oilmen
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Saga of Wealth, the rise of the Texas Oilmen
James Presley
Texas Monthly Press, 1983
L0012


A softbound copy of this important book on the rise of the Texas oilmen. This work is about the pioneers who are the story of Texas oil, Patillo Higgins, who foresaw the possibilities at Spindletop, other men like H. L. Hunt, the Murchisons, "Dad" Joiner, the Hamill brothers, John "Bet-a -Million" Gates and others who are the story of this book. But beyond this, the work is also the story of the oil companies themselves. An important and scarce book. Inscribed to Richard Yarborough by his father From the Libraries of Ralph Yarborough's Family

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