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Buffalo Bill 1846-1917

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Works: 3,663 works in 5,103 publications in 6 languages and 82,355 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Subject Headings: Pioneers  Entertainers 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Editor, Speaker, Performer, Dedicatee, Creator
Classifications: F594, 923.973
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The Great Salt Lake trail by Henry Inman( Book )
33 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
A history of this historic avenue of Westward emigration, from the first explorations through the Indian Wars. Over this route the Mormons made their lonely migration to the Great Salt Lake Valley. Also there were expeditions by Fremont, Stansbury, Lander. A final chapter describes the building of the transcontinental railroad
Story of the wild West and camp-fire chats by Buffalo Bill( Book )
46 editions published between 1888 and 1981 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Seventy years on the frontier : Alexander Majors' memoirs of a lifetime on the border by Alexander Majors( Book )
21 editions published between 1893 and 1970 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
An autobiography of Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )
33 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
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A horse's tale by Mark Twain( Book )
2 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
I am Buffalo Bill's horse. I have spent my life under his saddle - with him in it, too, and he is good for two hundred pounds, without his clothes; and there is no telling how much he does weigh when he is out on the war-path and has his batteries belted on. He is over six feet, is young, hasn't an ounce of waste flesh, is straight, graceful, springy in his motions, quick as a cat, and has a handsome face, and black hair dangling down on his shoulders, and is beautiful to look at; and nobody is braver than he is, and nobody is stronger, except myself. Yes, a person that doubts that he is fine to see should see him in his beaded buck-skins, on my back and his rifle peeping above his shoulder, chasing a hostile trail, with me going like the wind and his hair streaming out behind from the shelter of his broad slouch. Yes, he is a sight to look at then - and I'm part of it myself. I am his favorite horse, out of dozens. Big as he is, I have carried him eighty-one miles between nightfall and sunrise on the scout; and I am good for fifty, day in and day out, and all the time. I am not large, but I am built on a business basis. I have carried him thousands and thousands of miles on scout duty for the army, and there's not a gorge, nor a pass, nor a valley, nor a fort, nor a trading post, nor a buffalo-range in the whole sweep of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains that we don't know as well as we know the bugle-calls. He is Chief of Scouts to the Army of the Frontier, and it makes us very important. In such a position as I hold in the military service one needs to be of good family and possess an education much above the common to be worthy of the place. I am the best-educated horse outside of the hippodrome, every-body says, and the best-mannered. It may be so, it is not for me to say; modesty is the best policy, I think. Buffalo Bill taught me the most of what I know, my mother taught me much, and I taught myself the rest. Lay a row of moccasins before me - Pawnee, Sioux, Shoshone, Cheyenne, Blackfoot, and as many other tribes as you please - and I can name the tribe every moccasin belongs to by the make of it. Name it in horse-talk, and could do it in American if I had speech
The adventures of Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )
9 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Buffalo Bill's own experiences with the Indians as shown in the story of his life
Life and adventures of "Buffalo Bill." by Buffalo Bill( Book )
9 editions published between 1917 and 1983 in English and French and held by 92 libraries worldwide
"This thrilling autobiography tells in Colonel Cody's own graphic language the wonderful story of his long, eventful and heroic career and is supplemented with a chapter by a loving, life-long friend covering his last days, death and burial. His story shows his devotion to duty as a child when supporting his widowed mother, his valuable services to the government while riding in the famous Pony Express and vividly portrays his thrilling experiences as hunter and scout while acting as guide to the army and trains of prairie schooners--his many hair-breadth escapes and fights with Indians, desperadoes and while hunting buffalo and other wild animals, as well as his later triumphs in conducting the tours of his Great Wild West Exhibition in the United States and Europe. The whole work comprising an authentic history of many events inseparably interwoven with the exploration, settlement and development of our great western plains. Illustrated with many rare engravings."
Out west by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The Old West was still there when the movies arrived. Cowboys and outlaws saw a heaven-sent chance to relive their youth--and get paid for it--by working in films. The man who really started the "Western Craze" was the Wild West showman William Cody, who made The life of Buffalo Bill in 1913. Tom Mix was the next western screen hero, followed by William S. Hart, who dignified the genre with films like Narrow Trail and Tumbleweeds. These films were a celebration of the West, establishing a tradition that continues to this day
True tales of the plains by Buffalo Bill( Book )
9 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Buffalo Bill by Buffalo Bill( Book )
29 editions published between 1888 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The story of Buffalo Bill Cody in comic book format
Deadly-eye, the unknown scout by Buffalo Bill( Book )
5 editions published between 1878 and 1884 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Letters from "Buffalo Bill" by Stella Foote( Book )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Upton and Sons presents Letters from "Buffalo Bill," volume 8 in the Montana and the West Series. Abundant with history, author and editor Stella Foote brings the immortal Pahaska to life, along with other giants of the West: Annie Oakley, General Custer, Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show, Pawnee Chiefs, the Irma Hotel and the TE Ranch. The author has used unpublished manuscripts, interviews with Cody's niece, his sister Julia's diary, and of course, the letters of Buffalo Bill himself. Never before has Cody seemed so real. 37 photographs enhance this account, giving the reader an intimate portrait of Buffalo Bill. You will share Cody's grief over the tragic loss of his only son, observe his entrance into the theatrical world, follow the opening of his Wild West Show, and stand with him as he meets President Ulysses S. Grant. You will travel the world with Buffalo Bill, share his victories and losses, view his marriage and family, and suffer his illnesses. Lastly, you will witness Bill's emotional and financial exhaustion. 40 years of Cody's life are chronicled in these letters, giving the reader a fascinating and very personal portrait of the last of the great scouts. - Jacket flap
Real west ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Four years in Europe with Buffalo Bill by Charles Eldridge Griffin( Book )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Gold bullet sport : or, The knights of the overland by Buffalo Bill( Book )
2 editions published between 1879 and 1945 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The life of Hon. William F. Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, the famous hunter, scout and guide : an autobiography by Buffalo Bill( Book )
19 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Buffalo Bill was a miner in the Colorado gold fields, a Pony Express rider, an army scout, a buffalo hunter for the railroad construction camps and the organizer and star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show
The lives and legends of Buffalo Bill by Don Russell( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Attempts to discern the truths behind the legends built up around his career
The Wild West in England by Buffalo Bill( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cody describes his Wild West Show in England, sharing performances for British nobility and royalty, press coverage, and his role as an ambassador of American culture
 
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Alternative Names
Bafalo Bil
Bill 1846-1917 Buffalo
Bill, Buffalo.
Bill Buffalo 1846-1917
Bizonu Bils
Búfalo Bill, 1846-1917
Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917
Buffalo Bill Amerikaans acteur
Buffalo Bill amerikai katona, bölényvadász és showman
Buffalo Bill amerikansk skådespelare
Buffalo Bill amerikansk skodespelar
Buffalo Bill amerikansk skuespiller
Buffalo Bill attore statunitense
Buffalo Bill figure mythique de la Conquête de l'Ouest, acteur américain
Buffalo Bill US-amerikanischer Bisonjäger
Cody, Bill
Cody, Bill 1846-1917
Cody, Buffalo Bill.
Cody, Buffalo Bill 1846-1917
Cody, W. F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
Cody William 1846-1917
Cody, William F.
Cody, William F. (William Frederick), 1846-1917
Cody, William Frederic, 1846-1917
Cody, William Frederick.
Cody, William Frederick, 1846-1917
Бафало Бил
Буффало Билл
Бъфало Бил
באפלו ביל שחקן אמריקאי
بوفالو بيل
بوفالو بیل بازیگر آمریکایی
ბუფალო ბილი
버펄로 빌
バッファロー・ビル
水牛比爾
Languages
English (485)
Spanish (19)
Swedish (10)
French (4)
Finnish (3)
Dutch (1)
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