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[COLLECTION OF SEVENTY-ONE PIECES OF ORIGINAL COVER ART FOR THE Buffalo Bill Novels MAGAZINE SERIES]
[N.p., but possibly London, 1932. Some light soiling and chipping around edges, but images generally bright and clean. Overall, very good. A remarkable group of original cover art for the BUFFALO BILL NOVELS, a British boys' pulp magazine published from 1916 to 1932 by the Aldine Publishing Co. in London. Despite its name, the stories were not always about Buffalo Bill, though they were always set in the Old West and featured plenty of cowboys and Indians. These illustrations are all signed by Robert Prowse (R.P.), who did artwork for this and other similar projects; some are dated below his initials. The series ran for 342 issues, though the last cover in this collection is for No. 344, possibly an unpublished issue, as we could find no trace of this title associated with the BUFFALO BILL NOVELS. Somewhere between No. 188 and No. 191, "New Series" began to appear above the issue number, though they all appear to be of the same run and the numbering is continuous. The titles are as follows: No. 23. THE MAN IN BLACK No. 24. THE MAD AVENGER No. 29. THE RED TOMAHAWK No. 41. THE PONY RIDE DETECTIVE No. 44. THE CRIMSON ARROW No. 51. BUCK TAYLOR! BUFFALO BILL'S CHIEF OF COWBOYS No. 73. BUFFALO BILL AND THE BANDBOX BRAVO No. 74. PIRATES OF THE PRAIRIE No. 90. BUFFALO BILL'S TANGLED TRAIL No. 94. BUFFALO BILL'S DEAD-SHOT NINE No. 95. THE REDSKIN DETECTIVE No. 96. BUFFALO BILL'S DILEMMA No. 97. MARAUDERS OF MEXICO No. 98. THE GENTLEMAN FROM TEXAS No. 101. DICK TALBOT'S BIG BONANZA No. 103. THE VELVET HAND OF CINNABAR No. 104. THE SILENT AVENGER No. 106. THE RED GOLD-HUNTERS No. 108. THE MAD RIDER OF THE ROCKIES. No. 109. THE TENDERFOOT OF GRANITE STATE No. 112. THE LEAGUE OF EIGHT No. 114. THE DOOMED SIXTEEN No. 115. BUFFALO BILL AT FIVE SPRINGS No. 121. THE SPORT FROM HARD LUCK No. 122. BUFFALO BILL'S MYSTERY No. 123. BUFFALO BILL AS REVENUE DETECTIVE No. 125. THE RUSTLER OF ROLLING STONE No. 126. BUFFALO BILL AND THE ISLAND OUTLAWS No. 130. THE MAN FROM DENVER No. 134. DELAWARE DICK, THE RANGER SPY No. 143. THE BRAND OF THE RED TRIANGLE No. 151. GLASS-EYE, THE HUNTER No. 152. THE "MADDEST MAN IN OREGON" No. 154. THE BAD MAN OF BENSON'S RANCH No. 158. THE MYSTERY OF A LOST MOUNTAIN No. 159. THREE PARDS OF THE PRAIRIE No. 167. BUFFALO BILL'S "BAD MEDICINE" No. 175. DICK TALBOT'S DETECTIVE TRAIL No. 176. THE GHOST OF THE COLORADO No. 182. DICK TALBOT'S TRAIL OF VENGEANCE No. 188. BUFFALO BILL'S DOUBLE No. 191. BUFFALO BILL'S BIG BLUFF No. 198. BUFFALO BILL'S HAUNTED RANCH No. 200. BUFFALO BILL'S LIFE-STAKE No. 208. THE OUTLAW KING OF THE OVERLAND No. 241. THE TIGRESS OF TEXAS No. 242. BUFFALO BILL'S FALSE ALLY No. 256. BUFFALO BILL AND THE MINE JUMPERS No. 287. THE RED INDIAN DETECTIVE No. 289. THE BLACK RIDERS OF THE OVERLAND No. 291. RANGERS OF THE RIO GRANDE No. 292. GOLD SPUR OF TEXAS No. 295. WIZARDS OF THE TRAIL No. 296. A BORDERLAND VENDETTA No. 297. DICK TALBOT AT THE MINES No. 301. THE BLACK-HOODS OF SHASTA No. 302. WAR HAWK THE DELAWARE No. 303. JACKSON BLAKE OF 'FRISCO No. 305. THE ROCK RIDER OF THE SIERRA No. 306. THE GIANT TENDERFOOT No. 308. DEATH-NOTCH THE SCALP-HUNTER No. 309. THE FOES OF THE 'FRISCO FRESH No. 310. THE DOOMED SIXTEEN! No. 319. THE RANCHMEN RIVALS No. 329. THE VENGEANCE OF THE OMAHA No. 330. DARK DASHWOOD, THE BANDIT OF THE BRAZOS No. 332. VULTURES OF THE BORDER No. 333. DEATH-TRAILER THE DAUNTLESS No. 334. BUFFALO BILL'S BAD MEDICINE No. 336. THE WILD RIDERS OF TEXAS No. 344. THE BOY SCOURGE OF DAKOTA A fun and fascinating group of images.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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