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  • Men of IronKing Richard's Councilorby Howard PyleThe story begins in 1400, the year after the deposition of Richard II of England by Henry of Bolingbrooke, thereafter Henry IV. Lord Gilbert Reginald Falworth is attainted for being King Richard's coun...


  • Cape May and Cape Henlopen form, as it were, the upper and lower jaws of a gigantic mouth, which disgorges from its monstrous gullet the cloudy waters of the Delaware Bay into the heaving, sparkling blue-green of the Atlantic Ocean. From Cape Henlope...


  • Just above the northwestern shore of the old island of Hispaniola-the Santo Domingo of our day-and separated from it only by a narrow channel of some five or six miles in width, lies a queer little hunch of an island, known, because of a distant rese...


  • The author of this narrative cannot recall that, in any history of the famous pirates, he has ever read a detailed and sufficient account of the life and death of Capt. John Scarfield. Doubtless some data concerning his death and the destruction of h...


  • It is not so easy to tell why discredit should be cast upon a man because of something that his grandfather may have done amiss, but the world, which is never overnice in its discrimination as to where to lay the blame, is often pleased to make the i...


  • We, of these times, protected as we are by the laws and by the number of people about us, can hardly comprehend such a life as that of the American colonies in the early part of the eighteenth century, when it was possible for a pirate like Capt. Tea...


  • Why is it that a little spice of deviltry lends not an unpleasantly titillating twang to the great mass of respectable flour that goes to make up the pudding of our modern civilization? And pertinent to this question another-Why is it that the pirate...


  • To tell about Tom Chist, and how he got his name, and how he came to be living at the little settlement of Henlopen, just inside the mouth of the Delaware Bay, the story must begin as far back as 1686, when a great storm swept the Atlantic coast from...






  • Although this narration has more particularly to do with the taking of the Spanish vice admiral in the harbor of Porto Bello, and of the rescue therefrom of Le Sieur Simon, his wife and daughter (the adventure of which was successfully achieved by Ca...


  • In the heart of Sherwood Forest hides Robin Hood and his band of mischievous outlaws. Join their thrilling adventures as they fight for good and confront their arch adversary, the dastardly Sherriff of Nottingham. Full of wit and humor, courage and f...


  • Howard Pyle was an American author best known for his books for young people. Pyle wrote and illustrated books about pirates and King Arthur, and this book is about the Dark Ages. Though the book is meant for children it is considered an excellent re...


  • Howard Pyle was an American author best known for his books for young people. Pyle wrote a book that retold the classic King Arthur tales with excellent illustrations. Though the book is meant for children it is considered an excellent read for all a...


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  • Join us for a classic adventure into the depths of Sherwood Forest, with a cast of outlaws who rob from the rich and give to the poor. Come along for an escapade with Robin, Little John, Alan-a-Dale, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet and the rest of the Merry...


  • Between the far away past history of the world, and that which lies near to us; in the time when the wisdom of the ancient times was dead and had passed away, and our own days of light had not yet come, there lay a great black gulf in human history, ...


  • Wherefore if it will please you to read that which is hereinafter set forth, you will be told of how Sir Launcelot slew the great Worm of Corbin; of the madness that afterward fell upon him, and of how a most noble, gentle, and beautiful lady, hight ...


  • Here is a stout, lusty fellow with a quick temper, yet none so ill for all that, who goes by the name of Henry II. Here is a fair, gentle lady before whom all the others bow and call her Queen Eleanor. Here is a fat rogue of a fellow, dressed up in r...



  • In the fishing village where he lives, David sits alone by the shore at night, watching the path of light that stretches across the sea until it almost touches the moon. Wondering, Where does it go? Then one day he hears a voice of the Moon-Angel.Why...


  • This edition is a narrative of the adventures of a young gentlemen of good family, who was kidnaped in 1719 and carried to the plantations of the continent of Virginia, where he fell in with that famous pirate Captain Edward Teach, or Blackbeard and ...


  • "The Ghost of Captain Brand," "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box," "Jack Ballister's Fortunes," "The Ruby of Kishmoor," and other rip-roaring adventures of swashbuckling pirates. 63 illustrations by the author....



  • Camelot is a mythical, mystical land filled with knights in armor, wily wizards, and beautiful damsels. It's in this magical setting that Arthur, the "once and future king," and his exalted Knights of the Round Table live, love, and battle their way ...



  • Written two years after The Story of King Arthur and His Knights, this Howard Pyle book returns to Arthur's court and presents the adventure-filled stories of three worthy, noble, excellent knights-champions — Sir Launcelot, Sir Tristram, and Sir P...


  • A rich and engrossing thread of Romance runs through this tale of the motherless son of a valiant robber baron of Medieval Germany. Young Otto, born into a warring household in an age when lawless chiefs were constantly fighting each other or despoil...


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    The beloved adventures of Robin Hood come vividly to life in this wonderful illustrated version by Howard Pyle. Deep in Sherwood Forest, the legendary Robin Hood -- the brave, good-humored outlaw the whole world loves -- proves himself the best in En...


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    The price of honor…Myles Falworth was only eight years old the day a knight in black rode into the courtyard of his father's castle with murderous intent, triggering a chain of events that brought disgrace to the house of Falworth. In spite of his ...



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    It is evening at the Inn of the Sign of Mother Goose. In a dark, smoky room, the world’s most famous storytellers gather to weave tales of mystery and enchantment. In this collection of 16 haunting fairy tales, Howard Pyle intertwines each story wi...


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    Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was an American illustrator and writer, primarily of books for young audiences. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry, and after 1900 he founded his own school of art and i...