A giant in the field of illustration and children's books, Pyle (1853-1911) published some 3,300 dynamic illustrations during his 35-year-long career and influenced countless students. This volume features 65 plates of his rare, early-edition printings. Action-packed drawings depict dueling pirates, pistol-toting buccaneers, Revolutionary-era patriots, knights in armor rescuing fair maidens, and other exciting scenes.
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The stories and drawings of Howard Pyle (1853-1911) epitomize ""the golden age of American illustration."" A priceless contribution to American children's literature, Pyle's work set a standard of excellence, with tales and images remarkable for their engaging simplicity and penetrating realism.Contenuti:
List of Plates The Flying Dutchman Walking the Plank. Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main The Combatants Cut and Slashed with Savage Fury, a.k.a. Blackbeards's Last Fight. Jack Ballister's Fortunes. An American Privateer takes a British Prize; The Evacuation of Charlestown by the British, December 14, 1782. The Story of the Revolution On the Edge of the Ring, Guarded, Stood Brother Bartholome and the Carmelite. Poisoned Ice And You shall not Hinder Me. The Old Captain How the Buccaneers Kept Christmas We started to run back to the raft for our lives. Sinbad on Burrator Kidd on the deck of the "Adventure Galley." The True Captain Kidd The dark folk trooped to meet them on the shore. The Sword of Ahab Extorting tributefrom the citizens; The Buccunneer was a Picturesque Fellow; So the treasure was divided; An Attack on a Galleon. The Fate of a Treasure Town The duel between John Blumer and Cazaio. In the Second April Captain Keitt. The Ruby of Kishmoor Then the real Fight Began. Pennsylvania's Defiance of the United States Theirs was a spirited Encounter Upon the beach of Teviot Bay. The Second Chance He watched me as a cat watches a mouse. The Grain Ship Marooned. Unpublished (also pictured, originally engraved for Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main Page was at the wheel, steering. "Page, A.B." The Battle of Bunker Hill. The Story of the Revolution The Fight on Lexington Common. April 19, 1775 La Salle Christening the Country "Louisiana." The Great La Salle The Nation Makers The Battle of Nashville Mural, State Capitol, Saint Paul, Minnesota Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln's Last Days Old Jacob Van Kleek had never Favored our Hero's suit. The Mysterious Chest A wolf had not been seen at Salem for thirty years. The Salem Wolf They Questioned him with Malevolent Persistence. The Black Night General Lee on his famous charger "Traveller"; His army broke up and followed him, weeping and sobbing. General Lee as I Knew Him In the Train of King Alfonso; At the Gate of the Castle. Piere Vidal, Troubadour Her Whisper was so soft he only guessed the words. The Stairway of Honor The Triumphal Entry into Rheims; A Lithe, Young, Slender Figure; Guarded by Rough English Soldiers. St. Joan of Arc He Laid the Manle Over the Girl's Shoulders. The Island of Enchantment They were Overtaken by Falmouth Himself. The Sestina Horse and Man Plunged Heavily after her. A Princess of Kent The Coming of Lancaster. The Scabbard Edric the Singer. Edric and Sylvaine The Rescue of Azilicz. The Maid of Landevennec Thereafter she clung close about Randver; "I Grow Old, having no son but Randver." Swanhild Flaggingly the Reed Pen went up and down the Vellum. Initial Letter Truth before the King; Truth went on her way alone. The Pilgrammage of Truth The Fairy Morgana; The Fishing of Thor and Hymir. Northfolk Legends of the Sea In the Meadows of Youth; The Wicket of Paradise; In the Valley of the Shadows; At the Gates of Life. The Travels of the Soul The Mermaid Pictures from Thackeray--The Newcomes Spirit of Spring a.k.a. Courtship "I have been reserved for this--to free the land from spiritual tyranny." The Hanging of Mary Dyer A Figure to Provoke Tears. A Sense of Scarlet She arrayed herself in Silence. A Princess of Kent Branwyn. The Scabbard When All the World was Young. When All the World was Young "Why Seek Ye the Living Amoung the Dead?"
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