2005 1st edition; Courage Books publishers, Philadelphia, London; hardbound larger book with very decorative boards; "David Kennedy with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center"; "A Photographic Tour of the guns that shaped our country's history"; photography by Bruce Curtis; full of great photos; signed by author to owner "Deputy Marshal Tom Lewis"; book excellent conditon; has two taped areas on front cover (hard to see); see pics.
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West, formerly known as the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, is a complex of five museums and a research library featuring art and artifacts of the American West located in Cody, Wyoming. The five museums include the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains Indians Museum, the Whitney Western Art Museum, the Draper Natural History Museum, and the Cody Firearms Museum. Founded in 1917 by Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney to preserve the legacy and vision of Col. William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West is the oldest and most comprehensive museum complex of the West. It has been described by The New York Times as "among the nation's most remarkable museums."