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Johnson, Merle; Pyle, Howard
HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF PIRATES
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1921. Early printing of the first edition of this posthumous collection of Pyle's work that celebrates the influence of the artist on our popular idea of pirates - in the rare full morocco binding and publisher's box. This copy is signed by Percival G. Hart, most likely the distinguished World War I veteran awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and author of a book on the 135th AERO SQUADRON. 12'' x 9.25''. Original full gilt-stamped brown morocco. In original publisher's box with printed label stamped "full morocco." Pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated by Pyle with an abundance of color and black-and-white plates, as well as many line illustrations throughout. Box flaps repaired. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Type Punch Matrix [Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.]
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