SIGNED and inscribed, "the 1989 A.S.M.L.T. convention Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 21-24", to the title page by Ms. Comfort. Stated first printing. Like new, appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Corners are sharp and square. Clean black ink titles to spine and front board. Dustjacket is moderately chipped and creased to the head of the spine with a short tear; two tiny tears to the top edge of the front panel otherwise mild shelf wear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. An in-depth history of the controversial oil sands extraction industry in Northern Alberta focusing on the ill fated Government attempt to kick start the massively expensive oil extraction process.