Pirates, Patriots, and Princesses:
The Art of Howard Pyle
By Howard Pyle
Edited by Jeff A. Menges
Published by Dover Publications, 2006
Paperback, 96 pages
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.