New York: Harper & Brothers, 1912. Item #02961
"Fee! Fi! Fo! Fum! They Smell the Blood of an Englishman"
With a Color Frontispiece by Howard Pyle
A Presentation Copy from the Author
[PYLE, Howard, illustrator]. SEITZ, Don C. The Buccaneers Rough Verse. By Don C. Seitz. With frontispiece and decorations by Howard Pyle. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1912.
First edition. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 222 x 147 mm.). xii, 53, [1 blank] pp. Mounted color frontispiece and two text illustrations.
Publishers black cloth, front cover with an additional Howard Pyle color plate (a smaller version of the color plate "Buried Treasure" from Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates, 1921) pasted on, lettered in gilt. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author to the American impressionist painter George Wharton Edwards. A near fine copy.
Containing thirty-two 'Pirate Poems'. Four of these first appeared in the January 1911 issue of Harper's Magazine.
Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people.