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Pirates, Patriots and Princesses: The Art of Howard Pyle

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

65 plates of Pyle's rare, early-edition printings: action-packed drawings of dueling pirates and pistol-toting buccaneers, Revolutionary-era patriots, knights in armor rescuing fair maidens, and more.

Table of Contents

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 Unpublished (also pictured, originally engraved for Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main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?"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486448329
Editor:
Menges, Jeff A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Illustrator:
Pyle, Howard
Editor:
Menges, Jeff A.
Author:
enges
Author:
Pyle, Howard
Author:
Jeff A. M
Author:
Menges, Jeff A.
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Commercial - Illustration
Subject:
Pyle, Howard
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Illustration
Subject:
Themes, motives
Subject:
Pyle, Howard - Themes, motives
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Publication Date:
20060631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.87 pd

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