The Book of Pirates, Illustrated

The Book of Pirates, Illustrated

by Howard Pyle
     
 

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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 incomparable illustrations, including 11

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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 incomparable illustrations, including 11 full-color plates.

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000750735
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,090,268
File size:
4 MB

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