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[WILD WEST SHOWS]. A group of 10 items, incl. Western p
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[WILD WEST SHOWS]. A group of 10 items, incl. Western periodicals and enlarged portrait of Buffalo Bill.

Mayer, Joseph R., Honorary Curator, Division of Military History. "Flintlocks of the Iroquois 1620-1687." Research Records of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, No. 6. Rochester, NY: Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1943. 8vo, printed wraps, 59pp.

True West Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 1961. This issue with articles on Buffalo Hunt, Western ghost towns, Indian guns against Custer, Was Wyatt Earp really a Deputy Marshal?, and more. (some browning of leaves, otherwise in excellent condition)

Enlargement of a photograph of young William Cody, "Buffalo Bill." With manuscript notes in lower margin and on verso: "Note: This photo (which is an enlargement) was sent the owner by relatives in the West. The few near relatives of Cody have no photo of him when a young man. All the men relations are dead. At this date "“ Jan. 1926 "“ I am the only distant male relative of the Cody family.

"Considerable advertising in past years made it erroneously supposed to have been the Winchester Rifle with which Cody killed so many buffalo for the laborers who put thro the first railroad west (Kansas Pacific) and owning to which he got the name Buffalo bill. He never used the Winchester killing buffalo. The gun in this photo is a Remington Spg'fd (Springfield) .50 Cal. Single Shot B.L. new at the time '65-75. Cody used a Winchester Pump" Rifle on Shooting Gallery affair in the show business "“ and used cartridges loaded with bird shot "“ not a bullet "“ and couldn't miss hitting the objects thrown up in the air "“ 20 feet away at most. He was a splendid rider. A poor gambler (as was his friend "Wild Bill") and a d---d poor shot." [signed] Herbert Cody Blake."

Cover of American Rifleman, May 1962, with article on "The Gun and the Indian."

Cover of Real West Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 28 (March 1963). With article on Crazy Horse.

Tip Top Weekly, (No. 282) Sept. 7, 1901, Cover "Frank Merriwell's Hard Hit or Dick Merriwell's Red Friend showing a plains Indian doing a war dance on home plate surrounded by baseball players. And No. 691, July 10, 1909, cover: "Dick Merriwell's Dandies, showing an Indian dropping a broken bat and leaping toward first base with a war whoop.

Arizona Highways, July 1972, with articles on the Gallup Inter-Trial Ceremonial, Indian Tribal Medallions and a Pioneer Village. And June 1975, with articles on Flagstaff Summer Festival, Petrified Forest and Indian Peace Medals.

Booklet "Oklahoma's Fabulous Indian Names," Muskogee, OK: American Printing Company, 1962. 12mo, printed wraps, 27pp. Souvenir-type booklet.

Crazy Horse (Tashunka Witko): Great Warrior of the Oglalas (Teton Sioux). H.P. Howard, copyright 1975. 8vo, photo wraps, 24 unnumb. Pp. Souvenir-type booklet.

Powers, William K. Crazy Horse and Custer. Columbus, OH: For Children, Inc., 1968. 16mo, color illustrated wraps, 33pp (unnumb.).

Moyers, William and Cooke, David C. Famous Indian Tribes. New York: Random House, 1954. 4to, color illustrated boards, 64pp. Brightly illustrated endpages. (previous owner's name on front free endpage, some damage to spine, but overall very good)

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[WILD WEST SHOWS]. A group of 10 items, incl. Western p

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[WILD WEST SHOWS]. A group of 10 items, incl. Western periodicals and enlarged portrait of Buffalo Bill.

Mayer, Joseph R., Honorary Curator, Division of Military History. "Flintlocks of the Iroquois 1620-1687." Research Records of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, No. 6. Rochester, NY: Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1943. 8vo, printed wraps, 59pp.

True West Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 1961. This issue with articles on Buffalo Hunt, Western ghost towns, Indian guns against Custer, Was Wyatt Earp really a Deputy Marshal?, and more. (some browning of leaves, otherwise in excellent condition)

Enlargement of a photograph of young William Cody, "Buffalo Bill." With manuscript notes in lower margin and on verso: "Note: This photo (which is an enlargement) was sent the owner by relatives in the West. The few near relatives of Cody have no photo of him when a young man. All the men relations are dead. At this date "“ Jan. 1926 "“ I am the only distant male relative of the Cody family.

"Considerable advertising in past years made it erroneously supposed to have been the Winchester Rifle with which Cody killed so many buffalo for the laborers who put thro the first railroad west (Kansas Pacific) and owning to which he got the name Buffalo bill. He never used the Winchester killing buffalo. The gun in this photo is a Remington Spg'fd (Springfield) .50 Cal. Single Shot B.L. new at the time '65-75. Cody used a Winchester Pump" Rifle on Shooting Gallery affair in the show business "“ and used cartridges loaded with bird shot "“ not a bullet "“ and couldn't miss hitting the objects thrown up in the air "“ 20 feet away at most. He was a splendid rider. A poor gambler (as was his friend "Wild Bill") and a d---d poor shot." [signed] Herbert Cody Blake."

Cover of American Rifleman, May 1962, with article on "The Gun and the Indian."

Cover of Real West Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 28 (March 1963). With article on Crazy Horse.

Tip Top Weekly, (No. 282) Sept. 7, 1901, Cover "Frank Merriwell's Hard Hit or Dick Merriwell's Red Friend showing a plains Indian doing a war dance on home plate surrounded by baseball players. And No. 691, July 10, 1909, cover: "Dick Merriwell's Dandies, showing an Indian dropping a broken bat and leaping toward first base with a war whoop.

Arizona Highways, July 1972, with articles on the Gallup Inter-Trial Ceremonial, Indian Tribal Medallions and a Pioneer Village. And June 1975, with articles on Flagstaff Summer Festival, Petrified Forest and Indian Peace Medals.

Booklet "Oklahoma's Fabulous Indian Names," Muskogee, OK: American Printing Company, 1962. 12mo, printed wraps, 27pp. Souvenir-type booklet.

Crazy Horse (Tashunka Witko): Great Warrior of the Oglalas (Teton Sioux). H.P. Howard, copyright 1975. 8vo, photo wraps, 24 unnumb. Pp. Souvenir-type booklet.

Powers, William K. Crazy Horse and Custer. Columbus, OH: For Children, Inc., 1968. 16mo, color illustrated wraps, 33pp (unnumb.).

Moyers, William and Cooke, David C. Famous Indian Tribes. New York: Random House, 1954. 4to, color illustrated boards, 64pp. Brightly illustrated endpages. (previous owner's name on front free endpage, some damage to spine, but overall very good)

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