Salesman’s Sample Signed by Buffalo Bill & Nelson Miles

5 [Buffalo Bill] Ames, Col. George A. Ups and Downs of an Army Officer. Washington: McGill & Wallace, 1900. 8vo, blue cloth, original salesman sample book, 92 pp., with over 100 signed subscriptions, light wear, else very good.

A great association copy, signed and subscribed by nearly 100 Army officers, including “W.F. Cody, Buffalo Bill,” General Nelson Miles (capturer of Geronimo), Admiral Dewey, and Confederate Maj. General Joseph Wheeler, among many others. Almost certainly this
book was Colonel Ames’ personal copy. A complete list of the signers accompanies the volume.

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