A Peep At Buffalo Bill's Wild West Hardback Book 1887 Mcloughlin Bros. New York For Sale
RICHLY ILLUSTRATEDBOOK OF BUFFALO BILL'S LIFE IN POETIC NARRATIVE
Nicelyillustrated with8 heavy cardboard pages illustrated on both sides with 10 full-page color chromolithograpic prints and8 half page single color chromolithographs. Front and back covers are alsofull color chromolithograph illustrations.
The book is published byMcLaughlin Bros. of New York and is copyrighted in 1887 and is a first edition. It measures12" x 10 1/4" x 3/4" thick.
There is no title-page, and the text and plates are all in very good condition with some very lightwear on the poem pages (see photos). The first page has a small area of paper loss (?) at the bottom and both the upper right hand corners and the lower binding corners have small wear bumps/creases.The binding is a little loose, butinside gutters are mostlytight.
Thespine is in red cloth with the title clearlyimprinted, but it is a bit worn andloosein places,which can be repaired.Both front and back covers have some rubbing, with some loss on the back cover (see photos). All edges are worn from usage and a former owner's name is penciled above the illustration inside the cover. Overall, I'd say this is in good condition, but it does show its age and wear.
This is a great opportunity to add this beautiful 126 year old,rare historical book,with amazing chromolithographic illustrations,to your collection.
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A Peep At Buffalo Bill's Wild West Hardback Book 1887 Mcloughlin Bros. New York: $200