Weird dime novel cover. The Buffalo Bill Stories No. 254, L’Stang du Mystère (The Pool of Mystery), anonymous (Prentiss Ingraham), circa 1912 French reprint (A. Eichler, Paris) of Buffalo Bill Stories No. 477, July 2, 1910 with original cover. “Overcoming his shock, Buffalo Bill made ready to hurl the noose and solve the mystery.” Reprinted in New Buffalo Bill Weekly No. 230, February 3, 1917, with a new cover; and in England in Newnes’ Redskin Library, No. 26, circa 1918, with the original cover redrawn. Also, a story by that name appeared in the publisher’s comic book Buffalo Bill Picture Stories No. 2, September, 1949, by Doug Wildey.