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Otto of The Silver Hand

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A Hand Of Silver Is Better Than A Hand Of Iron

The story of Otto Conrad, the son of Baron Conrad, a German robber baron of Castle Drachenhausen (Dragon’s House).  The book follows Otto as his fortunes rise and fall, always with a sense of adventure.

First published in 1888, the book is set during the Middle Ages. Howard Pyle intended to show the realities behind the chivalric ideal of popular literature.  The book reveals that chivalry was not always glorious and portrays many of the unpleasant aspects of medieval life.  

Author(s): Howard Pyle

Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

Translator(s): None

Book Size: 6" x 9"

Pages: 139

Font Size: 13pt

ISBN: 9781649650993

ASIN: 164965099X

  • Paperback: Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper
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About the Author

Howard Pyle was an American illustrator and author, celebrated for his contributions to the Golden Age of American illustration. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Pyle demonstrated an early aptitude for art, encouraged by his family and teachers. He studied under notable artists in Philadelphia and later in New York City, where he began his career as an illustrator for magazines and books.