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Carriage Driving  A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training, Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah
1 Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah Carriage Driving A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training
NY Howell Book House, Inc 1992 0876058985 / 9780876058985 Fourth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Muller, Joan 
Fine 4th printing hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. 269 pp. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, Carriage Driving focuses on building a strong physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground training are just a few of the topics addressed. Drivers at any level will benefit greatly from this groundbreaking book, which has stood for more than a decade as the preeminent resource on training a balanced, responsive, and safe driving horse. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes), Cross, Thomas
2 Cross, Thomas The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes)
London Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd 1861 First Edition 3/4 leather on Marbled Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
First edition 3 volume set with calf spines and raised bands and title box, tips leather covered, boards and end papers are rich burgundy marbled paper. Leather is surface worn at extremities with a few tips showing, shelf wear and color loss on board feet but no boards showing here. Marbled edges on all three sides of page block. Inner hinge papers starting but not totally split, page blocks are all tight and secure. Moderate foxing on preliminary pages, internally creamy and clean. No signatures, page tears or soil. 311, 312, 292 pp plus ads. 3 vols on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the lively characters of the day. Additional postage required for priority mail. 
Price: 695.00 USD
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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes), Cross, Thomas
3 Cross, Thomas The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes)
London Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co. 1904 First Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Illustrated 
Rare deluxe limited, numbered edition on handmade paper, one of fifty copies, this being #5. Attractive grey boards with cream velum spines and faded but legible gilt titles on backstrips. Rubbed board tips, spine ends are very good with light shelf wear from storage. A handsome set with light foxing to early pages and occasional very small spots inside. Overall bright and clean. A pair of excellent volumes on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the people of that time. 503 pp in total, many splendid full page color illustrations after Pollard, Alken, Rowlandson and others. 
Price: 995.00 USD
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Carriages Pleasures and Treasures, Damase, Jaques Translated By William Mitchell
4 Damase, Jaques Translated By William Mitchell Carriages Pleasures and Treasures
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1968 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
First edition hardcover in beautifully illustrated dust wrapper, profusely illustrated with b/w plates. Blue illustrated hardcover boards with negligible color loss at tips. Gorgeous orignial price-clipped dj in mylar shows negligible wear at the tips. DJ has a unique 6 in hand pinto or paint horses with four abreast in front and two in the rear. Nice, tight clean text. The book traces the history and development of the many styles of carriages and horse-drawn vehicles each suited for a particular need. Contents include: Early Carriages; The Seventeenth Century; The Eighteenth Century; The Flight of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette; The Nineteenth Century; and, Carriages in the United States. 120 pp. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Breaking & Training the Driving Horse. A Detailed and Comprehensive Study. Second Edition Revised and Expanded, Ganton, Doris
5 Ganton, Doris Breaking & Training the Driving Horse. A Detailed and Comprehensive Study. Second Edition Revised and Expanded
CA Wilshire Book Co. 1984 0879802723 / 9780879802721 2nd Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Photos & Drawings 
Glossy soft cover with light color loss at tips. 85 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Hints On Driving, Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian
6 Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian Hints On Driving
London J. A. Allen 1979 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall White, G.H.A. 
Near fine green hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text tight and bright without marks or names. Unclipped professionally reproduced DJ in mylar shows light surface wear from storage but no chips or tears. This is the reprint of 1973. 212 pgs. 40 illustrations clearly convey the concepts herein. Some Press Opinions on the First Edition: The Times: "Hints On Driving, by Capt. Moreley Knight, R.A. has nothing to do with the history of Anecdote; his work is entirely practical. Doubtless there are other books on the subject, but none within our knowledge is more clear or complete in the instructions given for driving in single or double harness, and above all, for the most difficult mysteries of four-in-hand or tandem driving". The Sportsman: There are perhaps few greater masters of the detail of the art than the author". Glasgow Herald. Contents include: Harness/ Driving- Single Harness/ Driving - Double Harness/ Curricle and cape-cart/ Driving Four Horses - Position of Coachman/ Four Horses - The Reins/ Four-In-Hand - The Whip/ Four-In-Hand. Starting - Pulling Up - Turning/ Four-In-Hand. Various Useful Hints - What Spare Articles to Carry, Etc/ Tandem Driving/ Tandem Harness/ Breaking To Harness. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Coachmakers. A History of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers 1677-1977, Nockolds, Harold; Editor
7 Nockolds, Harold; Editor The Coachmakers. A History of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers 1677-1977
London J. A. Allen 1977 0851312705 / 9780851312705 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Photorgraphs and Drawings 
Gift quality 1st edition green paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 239 pp text. Unclipped, glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears but does have a small abrasion through the ISBN on frt flap, still displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A history of the men who made the coaches and who, in so doing, created not only a functional vehicle but a beautiful one as well. They were craftsmen in the best possible sense and they established a tradition which, happily, did not vanish with the demise of the coach. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Driving, Norris, Anne; Douglas, Caroline
8 Norris, Anne; Douglas, Caroline Driving
London J. A. Allen 1981 085131368X / 9780851313689 First Edition Pictorial Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Curtis, Charles 
28 pgs. Very light age-toning on photo-illustrated softcovers, Internally as new. 28 pgs. First edition. Brief, concise, and filled with helpful photos, this introductory guide provides essential information on driving the horse in harness. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport, Piggott, Stuart
9 Piggott, Stuart Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport
London Thames and Hudson 1992 0500251142 / 9780500251140 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Fine 1st edition in rust boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. White background dj in new mylar is fab with negligible evidence of storage, no chips, tears or marks. 184 pp. 33 illustrations. The world-renowned historian and archaeologist Professor Stuart Piggot has made a lifelong study of the technological and social history of early transport - horses, wagons, chariots and wheeled conveyances of all kinds. Now he expands on the history of vehicles and mounts as symbols of status and eminence, fit to be presented to potentates, or buried with them. Required reading for any lover of coaches, carriages and horse driving. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Driven Dressage With The Single Horse, Rabinowitz, Sandy
10 Rabinowitz, Sandy Driven Dressage With The Single Horse
MI The American Drving Society 1994 Fourth Printing Illustrated Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Rabinowitz, Sandy 
4th printing paperback in near fine shape with negligible wear and slight curl to tips of paperback covers, internally as new. 1994. Large format 12 inches tall x 9 inches wide, 56 well illustrated pages with a 14 pg addendum/glossary. Includes the following chapters: Historical Background of Dressage Driving; Dressage Practice; Arena In Which To Practice; Equipment for Dressage Driving; Bits For Dressage; The Aids; Beginning Objectives; Training Your Horse For Driven Dressage; Horses That Avoid Bit Contact; Transitions; The Gaits; Figures To Practice and What You Should Practice For Various Levels of Competition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Driving  An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs, Richardson, Clive
11 Richardson, Clive Driving An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs
London B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1993 0713469463 / 9780713469462 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Photorgraphs and Drawings 
Gift quality 1st edition red textured paper covered hard cover boards. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 176 pp text. Unclipped, unpriced glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears and displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A must-have volume for any carriage and cart enthusiast. Includes a guide to buying horses and equipment/ Step-by-step advice on breaking your horse to harness/ Instruction on driving singles & pairs/ How to prepare for competitive driving from show classes to combined driving/ Care and maintenance of equipment. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Driving the Light Horse  Training for Pleasure and Compeition, Roth, Charlene
12 Roth, Charlene Driving the Light Horse Training for Pleasure and Compeition
NY Arco Publishing Co. 1984 0668056525 / 9780668056526 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good + Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs 
1st edition hardcover book shows light rubs at very tips, former owner's embossed seal on fep. No writing, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar slightly rubbed at upper fore-edges, else complete and displays well w/photo of driving pair in a lovely four wheeled cart in front of grand mansion. Includes: The Horse/ Basic Equipment/ Elementary Training/ The Driver/ Pleasure Driving/ The Breed Ring/ Antique Carriage Competition/ Combined Driving/ Harness Racing/ Coaching, Parades, State Occasions/ Appendices: 1. Suggested Reading 2. Breed Registries 3. International and National Driving Organizations 4. Carriage Makers, Harness Makers and Suppliers. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Carriage Turnouts and Appointments, Ryder, Thomas
13 Ryder, Thomas Carriage Turnouts and Appointments
NJ The Carriage Association of America First Edition Paperback As New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs and Illustrations 
Fine 1st edition soft cover book is in as new condition with no names, tears, or blemishes. 44 pp. Guidelines for the Users of Horse-drawn Vehicles Compiled for the Carriage Association of America. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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On The Box Seat; A Manual Of Driving, Ryder, Tom
14 Ryder, Tom On The Box Seat; A Manual Of Driving
England Horse Drawn Carriages Limited 1972 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs and Illustrations 
2nd Edition hardcover in deep navy cloth with bright gilt titles. Soil spot on book's frt panel and more on foot of rear panel. 180 p. crisp and clean. No dj. Includes Index; Schooling the Horse to Harness; Single Harness, a Description of the Parts and their Uses; Driving in Single Harness; Double Harness; Four-in-Hand, with Notes on the Unicorn, Six-in-Hand and Five-in-Hand; Handling the Reins; Tandem Driving; The Whip and Its Use; Correct Appointments; Livery and Uniforms; Distinctive National and other Styles of Driving; Sleighs and Sleighing; Driving Fast Trotters; Some Faults of Harness Horses and Accessories; The Storage and Care of Harness and Carriages; Some Notes on the Training of Show Harness Horses and Driving Clubs and Driving Competitions. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Driving Finish, Smith, Carol Madeline
15 Smith, Carol Madeline Driving Finish
London Robson Books 1994 0860517136 / 9780860517139 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Fine red hardcover with light ghosting from former erased pencil prices on fep. 233 pp remainder. Glossy pictorial dj is mint. The author's sequel to her first book: Driving Force in which Carol recounted the story of Bear, the chestnut Welsh Cob whose life she saved and in turn gave her the determination to walk and ride and drive again after a riding accident that nearly crippled her. Now, in Driving Finish, she goes on to tell how this experience motivated her to bring the joys and freedom of Carriage Driving into the lives of permanently disabled friends. With her customary humor and honesty she continues the saga of how she and her husband Richard Smith fought against impossible personal and financial odds to keep their expanding family of horses at the very top of the Carriage Driving world. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Art of Long Reining, Stanier, Sylvia
16 Stanier, Sylvia The Art of Long Reining
London J. A. Allen 1987 085131435X / 9780851314358 Reprint Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs 
Fine glossy condition. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. 32pg with pictorial wrapper showing 2 photos of horses at work. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Art of Long Reining, Stanier, Sylvia
17 Stanier, Sylvia The Art of Long Reining
London J. A. Allen 1978 0851311814 / 9780851311814 Reprint Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs 
Fine glossy condition. 32 pp with pictorial wrapper showing 2 photos of horses at work. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Art of Long Reining  SIGNED, Stanier, Sylvia
18 Stanier, Sylvia The Art of Long Reining SIGNED
London J. A. Allen 1972 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Silvia and dated 1973 on front endpaper 32pg with pictorial card cover with sunning along front cover fore-edge and rear cover still displays well with 2 photos of horses at work on frt cov. Fine glossy condition inside. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The History of the Carriage, Tarr, Laszlo; Translated by Elisabeth Hoch.
19 Tarr, Laszlo; Translated by Elisabeth Hoch. The History of the Carriage
NY Arco Publishing Co. 1969 0668018712 / 9780668018715 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall illustrated 
First edition, first printing hardcover, not exlib. Gorgeous red cloth hardcover with silver title spine. Negligible fade on board periphery, 331 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows two half inch closed tears but is complete and displays well. Profusely illust in b/w throughout. A fine study of the structural development of the carriage from its obscure origins in the fourth millennium B.C.to its eclipse by the automobile in the first decade of this (last) century. World-embracing, both historically and geographically, and ranges from Sumeria through ancient Greece and Rome, Byzantium and China, to medieval Europe and the American Wild West. It is not only a story of technological progress but of human ingenuity and artistic expression. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Drive Smartly -- Drive Safely, The Carriage Assocation of America
20 The Carriage Assocation of America Drive Smartly -- Drive Safely
NJ The Carriage Association of America First Edition Paperback As New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Book as new without names, soil or blemishes. 16 pp. Contents Include: Ten Common Causes of Accidents; Some Safety Rules and Feeding the Pleasure Driving Horse. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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