"Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men whom he had at various times killed": FIRST EDITION OF LAST OF THE GREAT SCOTTS; Inscribed BY W. F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody
Last of the Great Scouts: Life Story of Col. W.F. Cody (Buffalo Bill).
Wetmore, Helen Cody (William F. Cody).$3,500.00
Item Number: 32060
Chicago: Duluth Press Publishing Company, 1899.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody on the front free endpaper, “With the compliments of the subject, W.F. Cody “Buffalo Bill” Billings, Mont. Feb. 18th 1900. To Geo. D. Hendrick.” In very good condition with light toning to the spine. Rare signed and inscribed.
One of the most famed figures of the American Old West, Buffalo Bill founded Buffalo Bill's Wild West in 1883, a circus-like attraction that toured throughout the United States annually, and, beginning in 1887 in Great Britain and Europe. Buffalo Bill's Wild West included a variety of characters from horse-culture groups from the world over with feats of skill, staged races and sideshows.