Compiled by Merle Johnson, illustrated by Howard Pyle
Early printing of the first edition of this posthumous collection of Pyle's work that celebrates the influence of the artist on our popular idea of pirates – in the rare full morocco binding and publisher's box.
Pictured by Howard Pyle, compiled by Merle Johnson, edited by Francis J. Dowd
Signed limited first edition, one of only 50 numbered copies signed by Johnson and Dowd, this copy with a previously unpublished mounted illustration of a pirate by Pyle made available by Frank Schoonover for this edition.
An excellent reference source on Howard Pyle's many students with biographies, photos of artwork, snapshots of the artists where available, and further reference sources on each artist as well as a general bibliography.