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    Historical

    Apr-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    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...

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    Historical

    Oct-2014

    Howard Pyle had many admirers among his contemporaries, including Vincent Van Gogh, who once said that Pyle's work "struck me dumb with admiration." Considering the famous painter was talking about artwork, the extent of Pyle's ability and quality wa...

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    Historical

    Feb-2014

    I believe that King Arthur was the most honorable, gentle Knight who ever lived in all the world. And those who were his fellows of the Round Table-taking him as their looking-glass of chivalry-made, altogether, such a company of noble knights that i...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Here, my little man, you may hold my cap and bells, -and you, over there, may hold the bauble Now, then, I am ready to talk as a wise man should and am a giddy-pated jester no longer This is what I have to say...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2013

    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, ...

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    Historical

    Dec-2010

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2010

    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...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2002

    The Garden Behind the Moon: A Real Story of the Moon Angel by Howard Pyle David goes on a journey to the moon-garden where everything is beautiful and where he also meets Phyllis who is not like the other children in the garden. While he is allowed t...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2001

    Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 - November 9, 1911) 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. In 1894 he began teaching illustratio...

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    Historical

    Nov-2000

    Howard Pyle was an American author and illustrator. Most of Pyle's books were intended for children but adults have also enjoyed reading his fantastic adventure and historical stories. Pyle is especially well known for his pictures of pirates which h...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1986

    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 ...

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    Romance

    Oct-1985

    This time-honored retelling of the Arthurian legends follows the adventures of Sir Gerwaint, Galahad's pursuit of the Holy Grail, as well as the last days of King Arthur-his attack on Sir Launcelot, fatal battle with Sir Mordred, and final journey to...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1968

    Sir Launcelot of the Lake dwelt within a magic lake which was the enchanted habitation of the Lady Nymue of the Lake. He was there trained in all the most excellent arts of chivalry by Sir Pellias, the Gentle Knight. All of this was told in this book...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1967

    ...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 histor...

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    General Fiction

    1883

    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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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...

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    General Fiction

    The year 1400 opened with more than usual peacefulness in England. Only a few months before, Richard ii-weak, wicked, and treacherous-had been dethroned, and Henry iv declared King in his stead. But it was only a seeming peacefulness, lasting but for...

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    General Fiction

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    This is the story of the scribes, pharisees, priests, and Levites, and of certain Romans. It is intended as a phase of that divine history already told to the world, but now told from another stand-point and translated from the ancient Hebrew habits ...

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    General Fiction

    Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 - November 9, 1911) 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. In 1894 he began teaching illustratio...

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    General Fiction

    'One of the world's greatest gems'', nefarious pirates, mysterious characters, exhilarating adventures - this marvellous book has it all. The unsuspecting protagonist of the tale, Jonathon Rugg, is embroiled in the hunt for the ruby after an encounte...

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    General Fiction

    Although this narration has more particularly to do with the taking of the Spanish Vice-Admiral in the harbor of Puerto Bello, and of the rescue therefrom of Le Sieur Simon, his wife and daughter (the adventure of which was successfully achieved by C...

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    General Fiction

    Howard Pyle was an American author and illustrator. Most of Pyle's books were intended for children but adults have also enjoyed reading his fantastic adventure and historical stories. Pyle is especially well known for his pictures of pirates which h...

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    General Fiction

    CERTAIN members of Captain Tom Granger's family have asked him, time and time again, why he did not sit down and write an account of those things which happened to him during a certain period of his life. These happenings, all agree, are of a nature ...

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    General Fiction

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