The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Reknown, in Nottinghamshire

Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle American
Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons American

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Considered the father of American illustration, Pyle was the only American illustrator of children's books whose fame reached British shores. Of the thirteen books he wrote and illustrated, eleven were published simultaneously in England to outstanding reviews; William Morris was among those who praised Pyle's originality. "Robin Hood" was Pyle's first major commercial success; he closely supervised the design and the production of the book, ensuring that high-quality paper and fine bindings were used. The book quickly became a favorite and established Pyle as a major writer and illustrator of children's publications.

This work contains a frontispiece, title page, preface, contents, list of illustrations, pp. 1 - 296, with 22 full page illustrations, abd several head and tail-pieces. It is bound in brown cloth-covered boards, with the front cover printed in black and red, and the title printed in gold on the front cover and spine (original publisher's binding).

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