PYLE,HOWARD. HOWARD PYLE'S BOOK OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT compiled by Merle Johnson: with Narrative Descriptive Text from Original Sources Edited by Francis J. Dowd. NY: Harper & Brothers 1923 (1923 l-x). Large thick 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/2"), 346p., cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, slight bit of edge rubbing else near Fine in dust wrapper with mounted color plate (dw with pieces off upper corners and spine ends). Early printing. Illustrated by Pyle with 22 color plates and nearly 200 black and whites. A nice copy.