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The Wild West Or, A History Of The Wild West Shows, Being An Account Of The Prestigious, Peregrinatory Pageants Pretentiously Presented Before The Citizens Of The Republic, The Crowned Heads Of Europe, And Multitudes Of Awe-Struck Men, Women And Children Around The Globe, Which Created A Wonderfully Imaginative And Unrealistic Image Of The American West by Don Russell

The Wild West Or, A History Of The Wild West Shows, Being An Account Of The Prestigious, Peregrinatory Pageants Pretentiously Presented Before The Citizens Of The Republic, The Crowned Heads Of Europe, And Multitudes Of Awe-Struck Men, Women And Children Around The Globe, Which Created A Wonderfully Imaginative And Unrealistic Image Of The American West

by Don Russell

Publication: Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1970, Fort Worth

First edition.8vo. Presentation inscription by Don Russell. Pictorial cloth, vi, 150 [1] pp., introduction, illustrated from photos, numerous color plates, bibliography, index. An informative history of the Wild West Show, beginning with William F. Cody, or Buffalo Bill, and his contributions to the Show and how it continued and prospered after his death. Also much on others who also had their own Wild West Shows. Very good in moderately rubbed dust jacket with moderate wear to the extremities.

Inventory Number: 15979

$150.00