Themes:    Alaska & Northwest  California & Nevada   Central U.S   Colorado   Frederic Remington  Hawaii   John Muir   Maritime  Mark Twain  National Parks  Native American & Rock Art   Railroads    Southwest Thomas Moran*  Western Americana   Yellowstone & Grand Teton   Yosemite    
 Title Lists     VistaBooks Publishing titles     
VistaBooks Distributed Titles                            Scuffed Specials     Cobweb Corner  Used Books*
       10-cent books   VistaBooks Outlet: exits--
Sale at 50%-90% off                                     *starred items coming soon                        Search function is at bottom of page.                         

 VISTABOOKS PUBLISHING                                      
  637 Blue Ridge Road, Silverthorne, CO 80498-8931.  Phone: 970/468-7673
Home Page                                            email                               

 The Life and Wonderful Adventures of Wild Bill (J.B. Hickock)

back to Westerm Americana page

by James. W. Buel.

Author Buel was a newspaper man of Hickock's day and later one of Hickock's principal biographers, thus a source probably as close to the truth as we can get on the now legendary figure Wild Bill. Bill's reputation as a fighter emerged early in his career, and the fear that struck in the hearts of opponents helped him command many a situation before a showdown. But when one came, his courage was legend, as he was always willing to fight no matter the odds. He paid a price, though. He spent much of his life convalescing from bullet and knife wounds! While sheriff, he accidentally shot his deputy, and Wild Bill himself was finally assassinated while playing cards. Bill lived his life during the periods of the Civil War and the Indian Wars that followed, in the era of the Wild West as celebrated by Buffalo Bill's WildWest shows, and in which Wild Bill appeared for a time. Reprinted from Heroes of the West, 1881. Period drawings. 56 pages.

ISBN-10: 0-89646-013-4. ISBN-13: 978-0-89646-013-3. Order #: VIST0013 paper$4.95



Click for other VistaBooks Publishing Western Americana titles

This "VistaBooks Publishing: Western Americana The Life and Wonderful Adventures of Wild Bill (J. B. Hickock)" page was last modified 04/21/2018 11:33:41 PM. Did you come here from a link on another website? For latest version of this page, click or copy to your browser: Copyright 2018 VistaBooks LLC.

Search pages on this site                                   
Enter search term in the box below to locate the page of your term.
Then on that page use your browser's "Find" to locate term on the page. 
For Internet Explorer "Find" is under ... in upper right of browser bar.

search tips advanced search

site search by freefind

  HOW TO ORDER   DISCOUNTS to all buyers:  single title or mixed: 1-9--10%; 10-29--40% (also for $50 up at retail); 30-99--42%; 100-299--43%; 300 up--46%. No discounts on Cobweb Corner items.      
                                      Print order form, use yours, or email for total. We bill FedEx at cost +$1; media mail is $3.50 per order for 1-9 books, then 8%.    Get 10-cent books for each title ordered.                 Thanks!