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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood : Of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire by  Howard Pyle - 1910 - from Foster Books (SKU: 56083)

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood : Of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire

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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood : Of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire

by Pyle, Howard

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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1910. 4to.Illustrated. xx, 296 pp. Recently rebound in dark brown half morocco over brown cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. New endpapers. Original cloth cover bound in at rear. Illustrated title-page. Numerous full-page illustrations by Howard Pyle. No ownership names or other markings. No foxing. Very clean copy. In Fine condition. . Fine. Half Morocco. 1910.

Synopsis

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire is an 1883 novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. Consisting of a series of episodes in the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, the novel compiles traditional material into a coherent narrative in a colorful, invented "old English" idiom that preserves some flavor of the ballads, and adapts it for children.

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Bookseller
Foster Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
56083
Title
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood : Of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire
Author
Pyle, Howard
Illustrator
Pyle, Howard
Format/binding
Half Morocco
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons 1910
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1910
Keywords
Howard Pyle,Robin Hood
Bookseller catalogs
Fine Bindings; Illustrated; Children's;
Size
4to.Illustrated

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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