PYLE, Howard. Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit. The Romance of American History Pictured by Howard Pyle, Compiled by Merle Johnson: With Descriptive Text from Original Sources Edited by Francis J. Dowd. Illustrations in color and black and white by Howard Pyle. Large 4to. New York: Harpers, 1923. First edition, deluxe issue. No. 30 of 50 copies signed by Merle Johnson & editor Francis J. Dowd, with an extra plate. Original white cloth-backed spine with grey boards. Very good plus copy.