Item #41121 Oil! Upton SINCLAIR.

Oil! London: T. Werner Laurie, Ltd, (1927).

Second Printing (one month after First). Sinclair famous novel of southern California and the oil industry, made into the 2007 film There Will Be Blood. The jacket copy mentions labor leaders, financiers, Soviet agents, flappers, movie stars, producers, jazz dancing, strikes, jails, and intrigue. This is the very scarce English edition, though a second printing, the dustjacket is very likely the first issue. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow chips and expected age toning, top spine end chipped.

Price: $1,000.00

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