Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, 1893

Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, 1893

Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World. Historical sketches and programme. Chicago, Blakely Printing Co., 1893. Ca. 24 x 18,5 cm. 64 pp. Stapled in original colourful lithographed wrappers. Many illustrations in the text. The back wrapper with two tears, a small piece of the lower left hand corner and a larger piece (ca. 5 x 7 cm) of the upper right hand corner missing, front wrapper detached and the outer edges damaged with several small tears, page 9/10, finally, with a closed tear. Overall still in good condition.

 

First edition of a programme of Buffalo Bill's illustrious circus-like Wild West show, in striking lithographed wrappers. "In his best years as a showman, Cody ha