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Studies in early petroleum history

R. J. Forbes

Studies in early petroleum history

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby R.J. Forbes.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13541527M
    OCLC/WorldCa942401

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