First edition. 8vo. This is Volume I in the William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West. Cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, xvi, 218 pp., Series editor's foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations from photographs, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. This book provides a detailed account of how William F. Cody worked with the emerging American film industry to promote America's frontier past and its legendary western characters, particularly himself. An excellent book for anyone interested in the history of popular culture. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 38513