The Bfi Companion to the Western

New York, New York, U.S.A. Atheneum, 1990. First. Hardcover. First printing. Massive oversized volume, black cloth, 432 pps. Illustrated throughout with photos. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Comprehensive guide to both the film westerns from 1903 forward but also to the rich and complex cultural background of these films. The core of the work is a dictionary of over 400 entries on topics relating to the West and Westerns, including historical figures such as Custyer and Jesse James, artists and writers, railroads, mining, Mexico, horses, etc. Unsurpassed in scope and scholarship, it sets a new standard for cinema reference books. Fine in fine dust jacket. (NOTE WELL: SIGNIFICANT EXTRA CHARGES WILL APPLY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORDERS OR FOR EXPEDITED DOMESTIC SHIPPING. PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE PLACING THE ORDER!). / Yes. Item #E1734
ISBN: 0689119623

Price: $60.00

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