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Polo, Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot
1 Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot Polo
Argentina Ediciones Lariviere 1997 9879528085 / 9789879528082 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has scant color loss at board tips and a 3.5 x 1.5" crescent shaped tear at foot of rear panel that does not affect the crossed polo mallet photo there. Profusely illustrated huge landscape format coffee table book. Color photos on every page show the triumph, challenge, danger, tradition and tears of this fascinating sport from the first chukkers to the end of a long, tiring day and all it took to get there. A visual treat! Oversized post required for Priority or International destinations. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day  Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies, Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C.
2 Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C. Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with gold titles show bumped corners and some light 'mottling on cloth at fore-edge of frt board, shows well on the gilt title spine. No dust wrapper. 180 tight and bright heavy stock pages without tears or soil. A wonderful read, profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photos. Clear, concise and current forward seat info within including polo, the galloping game. Chapters include: The Rider's Seat & Hands, Theory - Jumping Qualifications - Condition - Balance - Bits, First Lessons - Free Jumping - Schooling In Long Reins - Circular Manege - Schooling Mounted - Dispensing With Wings - Presenting a Young Horse at a Fence - Sticky Fencers - Horses That Rush - Horses That are Unable to Attain Their Correct Balance When Jumping - Martingales, The Rider's Seat Over Fences - Action of the Hands - Refusing Horses - Amount of Schooling a Youngster May be Given - Hunting, Show Jumping, First Aid, Types - Deductions From Measurements - The Horse's Mentality - A Lucky Day- or A Hunt With Mr. X, Problems of Purchase, Conformation of Polo Ponies and Hunters - Balance - Collection - Symmetry - Quality - Stamina, Early Training - Handling - Long Reins/ Mounted Training - Theory - System Of Riding - School Aids Explained - Brain, The Walk Analysed and Training at the Walk, Analysis of the Trot - Exercises at the Trot, The Canter Analysed - Leading With the Desired Leg - Training at the Canter - The Gallop Analysed, Bitting, Special Training For Polo Ponies. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Polo at Great Meadow, The Plains VA 10 Yr Anniversary Book, Compilation Authored
3 Compilation Authored Polo at Great Meadow, The Plains VA 10 Yr Anniversary Book
VA Polo Great Meadow 2004 First Edition Magazine Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Savitt, Sam; and Others 
As new glossy 48 pp magazine with a brief overview history of the polo activities at Great Meadow, The Plains VA. Photos of the players, local adverts and more. Cover states Ride for Charity which was a promotional even played in 2004. Includes 4pp of fab color drawings of polo play and action by Sam Savitt. Collectible and uncommon polo offering 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Beginning Polo, Disston, Harry
4 Disston, Harry Beginning Polo
NJ A. S. Barnes & Co. 1973 049801214X / 9780498012143 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Near fine 1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper. Tight, bright first US printing gift quality black cloth hardcover. 200 pp. Small sticker abrasion at upper fore edge of fep, else as new. Tips sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Unclipped dj in brand new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well. No names, tears or soil. Chapers include: The Game, History, The Ball, The Mallet, The Field, What You Need to Start, Your Mount, The Strokes and Hitting, Handicaps, The Rules and Penalties, Team Play, Practice: Stick and Ball, Tack, Stable Routine, Dress, Umpiring, Arena Polo, Moving Up, Having Fun, Competition, Index. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Sport in Norfolk County, Forbes, Allan; With Cameron Forbes & Henry G. Vaughan
5 Forbes, Allan; With Cameron Forbes & Henry G. Vaughan Sport in Norfolk County
MA Houghton Mifflin Co. 1938 First Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated Numbered, Limited Edition
Lovely green cloth hardcover with black/gilt labels on frt bd and backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp, touch of discoloration at upper fore edge of frt board. Splendid signed, numbered, limited edition, #204 of only 665 copies. Backstrip slightly darkened with a touch of discoloration at head but clear gilt paste-on label on backstrip as well as on frt board w/title, hound and crossed polo mallets. An important work and a mandatory volume for any complete sportsman's library, displays beautifully on the shelf. Well illust with b/w photographs and line drawings. Tidy former owner's sig on fep, else 274 pp text is mint, crisp unmarked and unfoxed. Gift quality volume. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We love what we do and it shows! 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Pimm's Book Of Polo, Lloyd, John; Roberts, Michael; Major Ronald Fertuson Editorial Adviser
6 Lloyd, John; Roberts, Michael; Major Ronald Fertuson Editorial Adviser The Pimm's Book Of Polo
VT Trafalgar Square Publishing 1989 0943955173 / 9780943955179 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio Illustrated 
An attractive and oversized 1st edition hardcover. Tips bumped but not rubbed, spine cracked at title page but no loose leaves. Two closed tears at unclipped dj flap fold, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. First American Edition. 240 pp. Quintessentially a game of style, polo is the most aristocratic of all ball games. The Pimm's Book of Polo takes you inside the sport that has experienced a splendid renaissance over the last few decades. A stunning collection of action pictures by the world's finest polo photographers - coupled with an intimately bright text by a leading polo journalist - reveal the players and their superb ponies, the international teams and their tactics, the grooms and the groupies, and the brilliant people who follow the game wherever it is played. A magnificent coffee table tome, suitable for the collector's shelf or for gift giving. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Polo Umpire's Primer, Marshall, R. Quinton
7 Marshall, R. Quinton The Polo Umpire's Primer
Privately Printed 1988 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Frontispiece 
1st edition hardcover in lightly soiled peach illustrated boards with bumped tips showing color loss but no major rubs. 54 pp of insider information on coaching the "galloping game". Illust with a b/w frontis and dedicated to Dana Norsworthy Barry "A Grand Lady of Polo Jan 30, 1913 - Nov 3, 1987". Dedication is as published, not hand-written. Chapters include: Prologue/ Some Fundamentals/ Some Other People's Business/ Conducting The Game/ Referees and Umpires/ Applied Theory of Penalties/ Very Special Events/ So, In Conclusion. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Polo, Meisels, Penina; Cronan, Michael
8 Meisels, Penina; Cronan, Michael Polo
CA CollinsPublishers 1992 0006377963 / 9780006377962 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Fine 1st edition hardcover in photo illustrated slick hardboards with sharp tips and spine ends. 112 p glossy text is mint without names, tears or soil. Onion skin like dj has closed tears, 1/2" of loss at head of spine, now protected in mylar. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee table book. 9.25" tall x 12.5" long. Color photos, some hand-tinted are on every page showing the triumph, challenge, danger, tradition and tears of this fascinating sport from the first chukkers to the end of a long, tiring day and all it took to get there. A visual treat! 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 1984, Oxley, John C. Chairman & Author of Foreword
9 Oxley, John C. Chairman & Author of Foreword Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 1984
KY United States Polo Association 1985 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
First edition, first printing. No date stated. 397 glossy pages crisp and unmarked. Includes officials, rules, tournaments and stats galore, plus a few b/w adverts. Navy cloth boards with negligible color loss still sharp tips and spine ends. Title on backstrip in white clear and legible. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 1989, Oxley, John C. Chairman & Author of Foreword
10 Oxley, John C. Chairman & Author of Foreword Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 1989
KY United States Polo Association First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
First edition, first printing. No date stated, more than likely 1990. 397 glossy pages crisp and unmarked. Includes officials, rules, tournaments and stats galore, plus a few b/w adverts. Navy cloth boards with negligible color loss still sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Title on backstrip in white clear and legible. Rear hinge a tad wobbly but not cracked, More than presentable and displays beautifully on the shelf, Complete your collection with this handsome volume. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Polo The Galloping Game  An Illustrated History of Polo in The Canadian West, Rees, Tony
11 Rees, Tony Polo The Galloping Game An Illustrated History of Polo in The Canadian West
Canada Western Heritage Centre Society 2000 0968596215 / 9780968596210 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
An attractive and oversized volume. Tips and spine ends sharp, appears an unread copy with publishers info and book reviews laid in. 281 pp. Two surface scratches on rear panel of unclipped dj, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. First Edition. A coffee table tome, suitable for the collector's shelf or for gift giving. Oversized postage may be required, too large for the flat rate envelope. Calgary writer and historian, Tony Rees basing his extensive research on original sources vividly explores the history of polo on the field and the role of its players and patrons in the development of Western Canada's unique society. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Aiken/Augusta Equestrian Yearbook 2010, Russell, Annie and Randy
12 Russell, Annie and Randy Aiken/Augusta Equestrian Yearbook 2010
SC Russell, Randy 2010 First Edition Paperback As New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Southworth, Ginny Photographs 
As new glossy uncreased paperback. 64 pp of the riders and events. Much to do w/Polo but other horse sports featured as well as adverts from local merchants. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 2007, Unknown
13 Unknown Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 2007
KY United States Polo Association 2007 First Edition Gilt Lettering on Hard Boards Very Good + No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Dark blue 1st edition hardcover with gilt lettering has been hard bumped on lower edge and upper front tip otherwise shows well. 743 tight & bright pages with crisp text, there is a diagonal crease on title page and is lightly soiled on page block. The 2007 edition of the USPA Blue Book, a wonderful yearbook of the members and events played across the country. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Practical Polo, Vickers, Lt. Gen. W.G., C.B., O.B.E.; Preface By Lord Cowdray
14 Vickers, Lt. Gen. W.G., C.B., O.B.E.; Preface By Lord Cowdray Practical Polo
London J. A. Allen 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
Gift quality 1st edition. 77 pp. Green cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends, touch of color loss at head of spine and frt board. Internally crisp, bright, and unmarked. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well with color loss, light rubbing at tips. A super primer of the galloping game. Chapters include: Tips for the Beginner/ On Hitting the Ball and How to Practice/ The Individual Player and His Role/ The Team and Team Tactics/ Fouling/ Club Polo/ Don't and Do. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Walt Disney's Stormy, Walt Disney Productions
15 Walt Disney Productions Walt Disney's Stormy
London Juvenile Productions Ltd Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Souza, Paul 
Undated hardcover in nice shape with color loss at tips and spine ends, 3/4" closed split in gutter paper at head and foot of frt board. illustrated board covers; contents well illustrated; no inscriptions or writing but some foxing present. Measures approx 10.5" x 8.5" . 26 pp. Very good authorized edition based upon the Walt Disney motion picture Stormy. A true story of a thoroughbred colt who grows up to be a polo pony. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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