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Publisher Comments:

Highly readable, magnificently illustrated tales recount the rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main. Includes "The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballister's Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other tales. Enhanced with 63 of the author's own illustrations, including 11 full-color plates.

Book News Annotation:

An unabridged republication of the edition published by Harper & Brothers in 1921. Originally scattered through many books and magazines, these swashbuckling tales include "The Ghost of Captain Brand," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," and "Jack Ballister's Fortunes." In addition to his talent for recapturing the flavor of bygone eras, Pyle was an accomplished illustrator. This collection includes 63 of his illustrations—11 of them in color.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballisters Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates. 63 illustrations by the author.

Synopsis:

Highly readable, magnificently illustrated tales recount the rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main. Includes "The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballister's Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other tales. Enhanced with 63 of the author's own illustrations, including 11 full-color plates.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486413044
Author:
Pyle, Howard
Author:
Pyle, Howard
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Historical fiction, American
Subject:
Buccaneers
Subject:
Sea stories, American
Subject:
Spanish Main.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Pirates -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Series Volume:
EDO-SO-2001-1
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.04 lb
Age Level:
from 10 to 13

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"The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballisters Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates. 63 illustrations by the author.

"Synopsis" by ,
Highly readable, magnificently illustrated tales recount the rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main. Includes "The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballister's Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other tales. Enhanced with 63 of the author's own illustrations, including 11 full-color plates.

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