Author:Faulkner-Horne, Shirley

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Parachute Silk A Story For Young Riders

By: Faulkner-Horne, Shirley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46968

Condition: Very Good


First printing hardcover in blue cloth with gold title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips brushed but still sharp. Pastedowns spotted, tidy gift presentation and a 1/2" x 1/2" spot of white out on upper edge of fep, rest of 170 page story is clear, with lovely illustrations by Peter Biegel & 'HAZ'. Fair original illustrated dust wrapper has color loss, chips and two bits of cello tape at periphery and a replaced frt flap as most of the original was torn off. Solid working copy. The story is set during the war, when Rufus the dog finds a piece of parachute silk. Ian and Veronica and th... View more info

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Pat and Her Polo Pony The Power of a Charm

By: Faulkner-Horne, Shirley; Foreword by Major Phipps Hornby

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1939

Seller Id: 47038

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition hardcover, states 1939 without any further dates or printings mentioned. Lovely grass green cloth covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Head of spine shows a small fade mark from matching chip in dust jacket, black titles still well defined. Tidy ink name at head of fep, few scattered foxing spots on preliminaries, remainder of 107 pp text is crisp and unmarked with a dozen full page charcoal line drawings and a myriad of smaller vignettes throughout by Peter Biegel. Original, unclipped DJ in new mylar has some repairs on reverse, two small chips at ... View more info

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Bred in the Bone

By: Faulkner-Horne, Shirley; Foreword By Capt. L.E. Hance

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43111

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with some spotting and color loss at fairly sharp tips, spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj in new mylar displays well. 128 pp, age toned endpps, text tight and bright. The teen-age author here writes her first tale for children. By it she shows that she is just as much at home writing of the adventures of a little girl and her pony as she is imparting advice and instruction about riding. Throughout the book one follows the exciting career of "Cheery" and her pony "Brownie" with an interest that never f... View more info