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1 Anderson, C. W. A Touch of Greatness
NY The Macmillan Co. 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Book Illustrated 
First edition hardcover in beige boards with bumped spine ends. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction and shows some color loss and small rubs at tips but displays well in new mylar. 96 pp crisp and unmarked. Landscape format 8.75 x 11.5. An important book for horse lovers of all ages, presenting ten well-known thoroughbreds who, although not among the greatest of all horses, have at least "a touch of greatness." 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 Anderson, C.W. Billy And Blaze
WI E. M. Hale and Co. Reprint Hardcover Good Very Good Ex-Library Illustrated 
Illustrated HB buckram boards, Cadmus reprint edition ex-lib with pocket and all pp present, several closed page tears, finger marks, solid reading copy in professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar that displays well. The book that started it all. Billy was a little boy who loved horses more than anything else in the world, so you can imagine how very happy he was with his surprise birthday present: a beautiful bay pony. He names his pony Blaze and from day one Billy was seldom seen without his new friend. They rode over the countryside and had many exciting adventures and even won a silver cup at the horse show. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Anderson, C. W. Billy and Blaze
NY Collier Books 1971 0689716087 / 9780689716089 Fourth Printing Soft cover Good + No Jacket Book Illustrated 
Good solid 4th printing paperback working copy with two pages colored in. Sticker rems/slight pull on rear cover, color loss at extrems, classic Anderson b/w art throughout. A little boy who loves horses gets a special birthday present. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Anderson C.W. Blaze and The Forest Fire
NY Aladdin 1992 0689716052 / 9780689716058 Reprint Soft cover Very Good + No Jacket Book Illustrated 
Glossy reprint paperback with sharp tips and spine ends, tiny bit of clear tape at foot of spine, internally as new. When Billy and his pony Blaze discover a small forest fire, they ride over a dangerous trail to five the alarm at the nearest farmhouse. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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5 Anderson C.W. Blaze and The Lost Quarry
NY Aladdin 1991 068971775X / 9780689717758 Reprint Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Illustrated 
Glossy reprint paperback with sharp tips, tiny bit of clear tape at foot of spine and on half inch closed tear at foot of cover. Internally crisp and unmarked. 47 pp. Billy and Blaze discover the path to an old quarry where they discover and rescue a lost dog. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 Anderson C.W. Blaze and The Mountain Lion
NY Aladdin 1993 0689717113 / 9780689717116 Reprint Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book Illustrated 
Glossy reprint paperback with light wear at fairly sharp tips and spine ends, internally as new. 46 pp. While riding through the open country near his family's ranch house, Billy and his pony Blaze come across a dangerous mountain lion. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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7 Anderson, C.W. Blaze and The Mountain Lion
NY Macmillan 1966 7th Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Illustrated 
Solid 7th printing exlib hardcover w/pocket pulled but all pages present. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows has price marked out, shows color loss especially at foot of spine but displays well. While riding through the open country near his family's ranch house, Billy and his pony Blaze come across a dangerous mountain lion. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Anderson, C.W. Blaze and Thunderbolt
NY Macmillan 1969 13th Printing Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Ex-Library Illustrated 
Solid 13th printing hardcover, exlib w/pocket and all pp present. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows wear but displays well. Billy and blaze befriend a wild horse named Thunderbolt who was successful in eluding all the cowboys who tried to rope and claim him for their own. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Anderson C.W. Blaze Shows The Way
NY Aladdin 1994 0689717768 / 9780689717765 Reprint Paperback Near Fine No Jacket Book Illustrated 
1994 glossy reprint paperback with sharp tips and spine ends, light crease on rear cover. 48 pp. Internally as new save for tiny soil dot in margin of last pg and opposing rear inside cover. Billy and his friend Tommy enter their ponies in the pair jumping contest. Blaze was able to give Tommy's pony a lead over a fallen tree in the woods which gave the little pony enough confidence to try some painted show jumping fences with success so they enter their ponies in the local horse show with success. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Anderson, C. W. Great Heart
NY Macmillan 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Book Illustrated 
Very good 1st edition in green cloth boards bumped at tips but not severely rubbed. Not a former library copy. Tight bright and crisp w/occasional finger spot or two here and there. DJ with white background yellowed over time is a professional reproduction and shows chips at lower edges, displays well in new mylar. 90 pp. Just when Dan and his father felt their luck with horses has run out, a black stallion dashed across the road, took two strides, and soared over a high barbed-wire fence. The farmer who owned him thought the horse nothing but trouble and sells them the horse for $50. They go on to develop him into a a show jumper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Anderson, C.W. Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In
NY Macmillan 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Book Anderson, C. W. Signed by Author(s)
An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous line drawings, it is a classic work on equitation and horsemanship for any new rider. Included is a hand-written Christmas card from C.W. Anderson of Mason, NY, to Miss Elizabeth Hughes of Jamaica Plain, MA, stamped and postmarked dated Sept 1944, in which he speaks of writing this book. The pretty card has color plate pasted on art of Thoroughbred mares and foals at lush spring pasture and it reads: Dear Elizabeth, I am very sorry to have had to be so late in answering your letter but I've been away and then I had to get to work on the outline of a new book. I'm very sorry to hear of your accident. Hope you feel fit again. You asked about my new book. It is "Heads Up, Heels Down". a book on riding and care of horses. It will be out late I'm afraid, on account of (sp?), probably not until October. The publisher sent me these cards the other day so I thought I'd be the first to wish you a Merry Christmas. Yours, CW Anderson. A splendid gift pairing for a very special recipient. You! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12 Anderson C.W. Horse Show
NY Harper & Brothers 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Book Illustrated 
Lovely 1st edition hardcover in green tweedy paper covered boards and green cloth backstrip. 84 pp text is clean, no marks, inscriptions or tears. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction which has a faint sticker remnant on upper cover that is not an eyesore. Lovely art showing events and goings on in the hunter ring and what the judges are looking for with a twist of humor. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 Anderson, C.W. Horses Are Folks
NY Harper & Brothers 1950 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Anderson, C.W. 
1st edition hardcover in grey 'tweedy' paper covered boards quarter bound with burgundy cloth spine. Faint sunning along periphery of covers. 90 pp text crisp and clean without soil, names or tears. Price clipped original dust wrapper shows several small chips in the top edges not affecting spine or cover titles and image. Mr. Anderson parallels the lives of horses and people from start to finish. Includes his amazing b/w art throughout. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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14 Anderson, C.W. The Horse of Hurricane Hill
NY Macmillan 1962 4th Printing Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Ex-Library Illustrated 
Solid 4th printing hardcover, exlib w/pocket and all pp present. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows wear but displays well. 107 pp. A young colt runs away from a burning barn and lives as a wild horse on the plains until a young boy decides to train him. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Anderson, C. W. The Outlaw
NY Macmillan 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + No Jacket Book Illustrated 
1st edition hardcover with light color loss at board tips, speckles of tiny color loss on backstrip and lower cover corner near foot of spine, internally as new. 99 pp. Story dedicated to James Rarey by Anderson (as published, not hand-written). Janon and his father try to save their ranch, and an incredible fast, but suspicious black horse helps them with his speed after Janon wins his confidence using techniques from a horse whisperer. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 Anderson, C. W. Thoroughbreds
NY Macmillan 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Illustrated 
First Edition in beige paper covered boards with brushed tips and rubbed spine ends with tiny chips. Rear hinge cracked but page block holding fine. Book now in protective mylar, internally tight and bright. 72 pp. A book of conformation information, jumping styles, racing tips and much more. Reflection on the mylar cover is not present on the book. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 Anderson, C. W. Tomorrow's Champion
NY The Macmillan Co. 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Book Anderson, C. W. 
VG 1st edition hardcover in medium brown cloth has wear at tips. Boards shaken. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illustrated dj has chips missing from head & foot of spine, lower tip has a 1 1/2" open tear, lower edge has two 1/2" closed tears and there is color fading along spine, upper & front edges. Unpaginated with crisp text and stunning lithographs. No tears, writing or soil. No matter how brilliant the performance of a fine horse may be, that is only part of the story. What bloodlines produced the speed and stamina, and what was the training that brought out the honesty and consistency, may well prove the most fascinating part of the story. Here C. W. Anderson tells that story from the beginning - a young colt stands a little shaky and uncertain and grows to be the thoroughbred champion on the track. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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