First edition. 8vo. Black cloth, titles stamped in silver gilt on the spine, 306 pp., preface, illustrated from photographs, maps, acknowledgments, bibliography, index. This book lays out one of the most intriguing pages in Canada's economic history. The back panel of the dust jacket says, "Pacific Petroleums and Westcoast Transmission were two of the principal enterprises that opened Western Canada's oil and gas industry. Wildcatters tells of the hardy adventurers who initiated these corporations on daring financing and long-term vision and turned pipe dreams into reality." Fine, tight copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners, and extremities.
Inventory Number: 39588