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Step Up! A Mackinac Island Tale SIGNED BY AUTHOR HB/DJ/1st Ed, Hahn, Cathe
1 Hahn, Cathe Step Up! A Mackinac Island Tale SIGNED BY AUTHOR HB/DJ/1st Ed
LA Pelican Publishing Co. 2005 1589802144 / 9781589802148 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Author's Presentation Copy 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Artley, Bob Signed by Author
Brilliant blossy hardcover in like unclipped dj in new mylar. Author's presentation copy with dedication on title page: Tommy and Brandon, I first read this to Cooper and Robyn (my girls) right after I wrote it on yellow paper, the day we visited Mackinac. I hope you like the story and the pictures. A book is a gift you can open again and again. Cathe Hahn. Well illust in color throughout. During a day trip to Michigan's Mackinac Island, Cooper and Robyn hear about the day on which John, Wayne, and Duke, horses that are always hitched in the same order to pull a wagon, were mixed up by a new stable boy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Hart, Edward; Foreword By Ralph Gilbey; David Kay Preface The Golden Guinea Book of Heavy Horses, Past and Present
England David & Charles 1976 0715371460 / 9780715371466 Second Priniting Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Photographs 
Ex-lib in very good condition with very few of the typical markings. rep missing. All pages present, tight and bright text. 112 pgs include chapters on: The Shire, Clydesdale, Suffolk Punch, Percheron, On the Land, In War, In Work and Play, In the Stable, Yoking, Vehicles, Decorations, Glossary, Appendix: Where to See, Heavy Horses, Bibliography, Acknowledgements. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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George Soper's Horses A Celebration of the English Working Horse. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ, Heiney, Paul
3 Heiney, Paul George Soper's Horses A Celebration of the English Working Horse. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ
England H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd 1990 0854932003 / 9780854932009 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Oversized 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soper, George 
Gorgeous book of b/w & color art depicting English Shire horses at work and rest in many different backgrounds. 144 pgs. Oversized, too large for the flat rate envelope, may incurr add'l post for priority or international destinations. Perfect coffee table gift book with square tips and spine ends. Only flaw is a price clipped dj which is well protected in new mylar. Negligible finger soil on blank fep, no names, or tears anywhere. Chapters include: George Soper/ The Horses/ The Horsemen/ Ploughing/ Harrow to Harvest/ Farewell. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Five O'Clock Charlie, Henry, Marguerite
4 Henry, Marguerite Five O'Clock Charlie
IL Rand McNally & Company 1975 Fifth Printing Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Dennis, Wesley 
Pictorial hardcover has bumped tips but no major rubs. Unpaginated text is crisp with bookplate and crossed out name on fep. Not a book club edition. The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Henry, Marguerite Five O'Clock Charlie
IL Rand McNally 1962 First Edition Pictorial Boards Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Dennis, Wesley 
Corners bumped, lightly rubbed, half of illustration opposting title page is missing. Stated first edition with letter A on title page, also states it is a book club edition, one small taped closed tear at head of one page, else tight bright and unmarked. No names, NOT exlib. Charlie the 28 year-old retired draft horse who looks like a Suffolk Punch is bored in his turn out paddock after a life of usefulness. He especially misses the five o'clock stop he had every day on his delivery route where a chubby English cook would offer him a freshly baked apple tart. So he crashes out of his paddock fence one day and goes to find her. successfully! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Five O'Clock Charlie, Henry, Marguerite
6 Henry, Marguerite Five O'Clock Charlie
IL Rand McNally & Company 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Dennis, Wesley 
Pictorial hardcover has bumped tips with boards showing, spine edge has color loss and head & foot of spine are rubbed with boards showing. Book club edition with letter A on copyright page. Unpaginated text is crisp with no tears but book has been hard pressed open. The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bonny's Big Day, Herriot, James
7 Herriot, James Bonny's Big Day
NY St. Martin's Press 1987 0312010001 / 9780312010003 Second Printing Pictorial Boards Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Brown, Ruth 
Pictorial boards as new, innards tight, crisp and unmarked. Collectible, gift quality book. Story of a retired English Shire mare that comes out of retirement for her loving old master and wins first prize at the county fair. Wonderful artwork. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Herriot, James Bonny's Big Day
London Piper Books 1987 0330309005 / 9780330309004 Revised Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Brown, Ruth 
Name on title page, 32 pp text tight and bright. Pictorial soft covers display very well. Story of a retired English Shire mare that comes out of retirement for her loving old master and wins first prize at the county fair. Wonderful artwork. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Bonny's Big Day, Herriot, James
9 Herriot, James Bonny's Big Day
London Michael Joseph 1988 071812880X / 9780718128807 Second Printing Pictorial Boards Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Brown, Ruth 
Gift dedication on fep, text tight and bright. Pictorial boards look beautiful. Story of a retired English Shire mare that comes out of retirement for her loving old master and wins first prize at the county fair. Wonderful artwork. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Bonny's Big Day, Herriot, James
10 Herriot, James Bonny's Big Day
NY St. Martin's Press 1987 0312010001 / 9780312010003 Second Printing Pictorial Boards Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Brown, Ruth 
Pictorial boards with matching colorful professionally reproduced dj as new. Very light soil on green blank endpaper, barely noticable, remainder of innards tight, crisp and unmarked. Collectible, gift quality book. Story of a retired English Shire mare that comes out of retirement for her loving old master and wins first prize at the county fair. Wonderful artwork. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 Jenkins, Tony Staintondale Shire Horse Farm At a Price That's Very Nice
England Privately Printed 0340229802 / 9780340229804 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated Signed by Author
Very rare book, privately printed, no date listed (approx 1992 or so), Signed in Best Wishes 1992 by Jenkins on title page. Book of memories on his East Side Shire Horse farm within the North York Moors National Park. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 Jenkins, Tony Staintondale Shire Horse Farm The Story Unfolds.
England Privately Printed First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated Signed by Author
Very rare book, privately printed, no date listed (approx 1992 or so), Signed in Best Wishes 1992 by Jenkins on title page. Book of memories on his East Side Shire Horse farm within the North York Moors National Park. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Draft Horse. 4-H Project Record Book #181, Myers, Kristin K
13 Myers, Kristin K Draft Horse. 4-H Project Record Book #181
The Ohio State University 1985 Reprint Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Illustrated 
Vintage draft horse record and info book for 4-Hers. 29pp with light surface soil. Punched for a 3 ring binder (as published). Included is a 1993 small farmer's journal leaflet entitled Work Horse Information. Also present is the print out of Draft Horse & Mule information sheet for publications, supplies etc (4pp). Collectible draft horse ephemera. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Pullein-Thompson, Christine The Empty Field
Dragon Books 1976 (c1967) 0583300561 / 9780583300568 Reprint Paperback Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Very good with surface worn paperback cover. Text is tight and bright, name on rear page form, name and addy on fep. Three horses condemned to death! Nine boys and girls, all pony lovers, struggle furiously to save them. They organize a gymkhana in their efforts to secure a reprieve. But working against them is the wretched Jim Morgan. One day instead of horses the children find - an empty field! Yet there is still hope. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Smith, Donald J. Horses At Work
England Patrick Stephens 1985 0850597374 / 9780850597370 First Thus Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Splendid compenduim of all horses in service, from the horse and plough to the carriage horse, to the police mount to the cutting horse of the west. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photos and illustrations. 192 pg text as new save for "Horse & Pony" stamped on blank fep. Glossy pictorial dj with negligible surface wear and soil displays beautifully. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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16 Stranger, Joyce Breed of Giants
London Hammond, Hammond & Co. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Rook, David 
1st edition exlib hardcover in jacket. VG straight clean hardcover with pocket pulled but all pages present. Pictorial dj in new mylar displays well. 209 pp. Story of English Shire horses, features a badger, foxhounds, hedgehogs and other critters. Slight musty smell, not offensive. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 Stranger, Joyce Breed of Giants
London Hammond, Hammond & Co. 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Rook, David 
VG straight clean brown hardcover with bright gilt title on spine. Name and tiny dinosaur stamp on fep. 187 pgs 8 3/4" along spine. Professionally reproduced pictorial dust wrapper shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. Story of English Shire horses, features a badger, foxhounds, hedgehogs and other critters. Slight musty smell, not offensive. Priced accordingly. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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