New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Beautifully illustrated by Pyle and printed in the Victorian style with a floral border in soft orange on each page. A very handsome copy of Cabell's second book. Light shelf wear, touch of rubbing and tiny nick in onlay, barest... Item #3870
Gallantry:. An Eighteenth Century Dizain in Ten Comedies, with an Afterpiece.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Verso of frontispiece shows stamp that reads "This book belongs to REFERENCE LIBRARY HARPER & BROTHERS." A very handsome copy of this Pyle illustrated classic, this being the publisher's copy. Very minimal shelf/edge wear, owner stamp on verso of frontispiece... Item #3888
Gallantry:. An Eighteenth Century Dizain in Ten Comedies, with an Afterpiece.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome copy of this Pyle illustrated classic. Uncommon in such nice condition, quite scarce with original DJ. Minimal shelf/edge wear, owner plate at rear pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. Original printed glassine DJ, toned and carefully repaired, several... Item #9152
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Apparently second state, lacking "Chelsea" on p. 5. A handsome copy of this rather scarce Pyle title. Light shelf/edge wear, owner signatures at ffep and title page, light duststaining at top of text block, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth... Item #4015
New York: Harper & Bros. 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Includes four color plates by Howard Pyle; every page with decorative boarder illustrations. Overall, a handsome copy. Light shelf/edge wear, light fraying at head and heel, front joint starting, tips through, small stain on front board, owner signature on half-title, else... Item #4013
Dorothy Q:. Together with A Ballad of the Boston Tea Party & Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill Battle.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893. First Edition Thus/Limited Edition. Full Vellum. With sixty-two illustrations, including frontis by Howard Pyle. Overall, a handsome copy of this classic. Light spotting at wraps, hint of foxing at endpages, one ribbon tie partially frayed, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full vellum, gilt lettering... Item #3596
Dorothy Q. Together with A Ballad of the Boston Tea Party & Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill Battle.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1893. First Edition/First State. Hardcover. First state first edition ("flashed" p.50:8, later changed to "clashed"). Approx. 62 illustrations by Pyle. Overall, a handsome copy of this scarce edition. Light shelf/edge wear, even fraying at head and heel, small closed tear at preliminary, repaired closed tear... Item #4020
New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by A. W. Betts, Emlen McConnell, Howard Pyle and E. B. Thompson. Johnston's second book. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a rather handsome copy. Minor shelf wear, front hinge starting, ffep partially separated (easy repair), small thumb tear at prelim through title page... Item #4012
Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker:. Sometime Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel on the Staff of His Excellency General Washington - Continental Edition, Illustrated (In Two Volumes).
New York: Century Co. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Mitchell was a well-known Philadelphia physician who was also well known for his poetry and prose. Pyle was commissioned to illustrate this work (supporting lithos and photoplates) and accepted, knowing that Mitchell was well known to be difficult. Though the process was... Item #3734
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood:. of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1883 . Second Printing (presumed/very early reprint). Hardcover. Written and illustrated by Pyle, this work altered the course of American book illustration. Pyle emerged, with its publication, as the first great American illustrator and began to define a style and nature that was unique from... Item #3874
New York: Scribner's, 1888 . Second Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a handsome copy of this wonderful classic. Light shelf/edge wear, tough of rubbing at spine, white area from front decorative elements largely lost (as is typical), else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, burgundy cloth spine, dark green paper boards, gilt and... Item #3917
The Price of Blood:. An Extravaganza of New York Life in 1807.
Boston, MA: Richard G. Badger, 1899. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy of this rather scarce Pyle title. Light shelf/edge wear, light toning to paper boards, two small moisture stains at front board, tips carefully reinforced, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, red cloth spine, black ink... Item #3860
New York: Harpers, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, BAL's secondary, and simpler, binding. A brisk tale of pirates and colonial Philadelphia. (BAL 16412. Smith P-661). A handsome copy of this rather uncommon Pyle title. Light shelf/edge wear, minor sporadic foxing on several plate pages, touch of sun at spine... Item #4016
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Pyle's second book. (BAL 16380; 3000 copies printed of which 1000 were bound in cloth). Overall, a handsome copy of this rather scarce volume. Minor shelf/edge wear, private library stamp on ffep and preliminary, inked code notation on verso of ffep... Item #4024
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1881. First Printing. Hardcover. Howard Pyle's first illustrated book. Noted flaws notwithstanding, this is a rather handsome copy of the very scarce and very fragile first edition of this American classic. Moderate shelf/edge wear (tips through), very minor rubbing to paper boards, minor toning at edges... Item #3896
The Garden Behind the Moon. [Association Copy; Inscribed by Pyle to Eugene Fields; Letter Laid in to Field's Widow].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. One of Pyle's last books for young people, the backstory to particular this volume is second to none. It was inscribed by Pyle to renowned poet and author, Eugene Field, "To Eugene Field, My fellow worker in the world of art"... Item #5698
Howard Pyle:. A Record of His Illustrations & Writings.
Detroit: Singing Tree Press, 1969. First Edition Thus/Reprint. Hardcover. Originally published by the Wilmington Society of Fine Arts (Delaware, 1921). Includes a biographical sketch of the artist by Henry Mills Alden (Harper's Magazine, January 1912). Complete bibliography of Pyle's work (books, periodicals, programmes, bookplates, etc.). Includes subject index of all... Item #4043
Howard Pyle:. Writer, Illustrator, Founder of the Brandywine School.
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1975. First American Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a presentable copy of this solid reference. Minor shelf/edge wear, hint of sun at top edge, hint of foxing at text block edges (non-penetrating), else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, price clipped, else bright and... Item #4178
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Reknown in Nottinghamshire:. The Howard Pyle Brandywine Edition.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. On of the Brandywine series, each with a frontispiece and "Recollection" by one of his students, in this case, N.C. Wyeth. Also includes pen decorations by Robert Ball and, seldom noted, headpiece decorations by a young (12 yrs old) Andrew... Item #3926
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. First Edition/First State. Hardcover. "Decorations in Tint by Wilfred J. Jones." First state copy, with decorative endpapers and with the design on page 18 rightside-up. First separate and first illustrated edition, preceded by the 1906 "The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories" (unillustrated). (Blanck 3683;... Item #3869