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HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF PIRATES

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HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF PIRATES

THE DEFINITE BOOK FOR PIRATE STORIES, ILLUSTRATIONS AND LEGENDS

Illustrated.  Howard Pyle was one of the most talented of American writers and illustrators.  He brings all of his skills together here to present this collection of pirate facts and fiction, from blackbeard to hidden treasure.

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Howard Pyle, was born in Wilmington, Del., Mar. 5, 1853. He was a
noted American illustrator and author whose work is characterized by an
imaginative and colorful realism and a passion for historical detail. He
illustrated numerous historical and adventure stories for such periodicals
as Harper's Weekly and St.Nicholas as well as his own books for children,
including The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (1883) and Otto of the
Silver Hand (1888).
His work was so loved and emulated that he is often referred to as the
father of American Illustrators and founder of the Brandywine School of
Illustration.
In his later years Pyle devoted most of his time to teaching other
illustrators who shortly bacame quite famount, including illustrators of
the succeeding generation of the American Brandywine school like
Maxfield Parrish, Frank E. Schoonover, Jessie Wilcox Smith and N. C.
Wyeth.


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    Posted by on 23rd Jul 2011

    Play informative for me, Mr. itnernet writer.



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