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Howard Pyle

Author, Illustrator

(1853 - 1911)

Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.



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David Balfour: Being Memoirs of His Adventures at Home and Abroad (1895)

In this second volume, David Balfour continues his adventures as he puts himself on the right side of the law, reclaims his inheritance and finds himself a wife.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Garden Behind the Moon (1895)

The Moon Angel invites David into a magical realm behind the moon where he must battle a giant. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Hero Tales From Many Lands (1961)

A collection of stories about the great heroes of mythology and history.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Howard Pyle
Kate Seredy
Et al
Illustrator(s): Gordon Laite

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Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates (1921)

A collection of Howard Pyle’s work dealing with pirates, both artistic and literary. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Et al
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Howard Pyle’s Book of the American Spirit (1923)

Howard Pyle’s vast work illustrating the history of the United States of America is here brought together, along with prose accounts of the scenes depicted. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751 (1895)

When David Balfour comes to his uncle to claim his inheritance, he is kidnapped and put on a ship for the Carolinas. He escapes and, in company with Alan Breck Stewart, adventures about the Highlands of Scotland.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Lady of Shalott (1881)

One of the poems making up the cycle of Idylls of the King. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Alfred Tennyson
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Men of Iron (1892)

A tale of Henry IV of England and his court. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire (1883)

Howard Pyle’s retelling of the Robin Hood legends has set the standard since its first publication in 1883. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire (1884)

Howard Pyle wrote the definitive story of Robin Hood. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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A Modern Aladdin or the Wonderful Adventures of Oliver Munier (1892)

The hero meets the 18th century polymath and adventurer the Comte de St.-Germaine. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Mostly Magic (1958)

A collection of traditional fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes for younger children.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Edward Lear
Hugh Lofting
Beatrix Potter
Et al
Illustrator(s): Boris Artzybasheff
L. Leslie Brooke
Wanda Gág
Howard Pyle
Dr. Seuss
Et al

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Myths from Many Lands (1906)

A large selection of myths. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Howard Pyle
T. H. Robinson
E. Boyd Smith

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The One Hoss Shay with its Companion Poems (1905)

The wonderful one hoss shay. It ran for a hundred years to a day. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Oliver Wendell Holmes
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Otto of the Silver Hand (1888)

The scholarly son of a robber baron is recalled to his father’s castle. Read online at archive.org. Or at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Pepper & Salt. or Seasoning for Young Folk (1886)

A collection of original tales, quite in the old style. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Poems and Rhymes (1907)

A collection of poems with illustrations by many artists. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke
Howard Pyle
E. Boyd Smith
Et al

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The Ruby of Kishmoor (1908)

Jonathan Rugg is set on a quest to recover the famous gem, looted by a pirate from an eastern queen. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Saint Joan of Arc (1919)

This biography of the saint was originally published in Harper’s Magazine in 1904. It comprises the introductory essay and the final chapter of the author’s Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Wilfred J. Jones
Howard Pyle

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Some Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire (1911)

This is a shorter version of the adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle. It may have been intended for use in schools. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (1903)

The first of four volumes in Howard Pyle’s history of The Matter of Britain - that is the story of King Arthur. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (1933)

This is the first of Howard Pyle’s four books that encompass the Matter of Britain - that is the story of King Arthur. It tells of how Arthur became king and some of his adventures.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): William James Aylward
Howard Pyle

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The Story of Siegfried (1882)

A retelling of the Norse legends of Siegfried and the Volsung saga. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions (1907)

This is the third of four volumes by Howard Pyle regarding the Matter of Britain - that is King Arthur and his knights. In this volume he tells of the adventures of Sir Launcelot du Lac and the birth of his son who was to become Sir Galahad - sans peur et sans reproche. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions (1933)

This is the third of four volumes by Howard Pyle regarding the Matter of Britain - that is King Arthur and his knights. In this volume he tells of the adventures of Sir Launcelot du Lac and the birth of his son who was to become Sir Galahad - sans peur et sans reproche. This is the Brandywine edition.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Harvey Thomas Dunn
Howard Pyle

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The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (1905)

This is the second volume in Howard Pyle’s four volume work on the Matter of Britain - the story of King Arthur and his knights of the round table. This volume includes stories of Sir Launcelot, Sir Tristram and Sir Percival. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Story of the Champions of the Round Table (1933)

This is the Brandywine edition. It includes the stories of Lancelot, Sir Tristram and Sir Percival. There is also a library edition in blue cloth, without the paste on label.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle
Frank Schoonover

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The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur (1910)

In this, the fourth and final volume of his history of the Matter of Britain - that is King Arthur and his knights, Howard Pyle tells of the adventures of Sir Galahad and the death of King Arthur. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur (1933)

In this, the fourth and final volume of his history of the Matter of Britain - that is King Arthur and his knights, Howard Pyle tells of the adventures of Sir Galahad and the death of King Arthur.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Stanley Massey Arthurs
Robert Ball, RBSA
Howard Pyle

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Twilight Land (1895)

In Twilight Land at the Inn of the Sign of Mother Goose, the visitors each tell a tale. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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The Wonder Clock (1888)

A collection of original tales, embellished with poems. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Katharine Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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Yankee Doodle: An Old Friend in a New Dress (1881)

An illustrated version of the Revolutionary War song. Read for free online at the Library of Congress.

Author(s): Howard Pyle
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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