Author:Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

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Ponies in Colour

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28288

Condition: Very Good


1st edition VG hardcover in watermarked dj. Taupe hardcover with tight and bright text, slight age foxing on end papers. DJ in new mylar shows a watermark along upper edge of front panel. 71 pp. The author is widely known as an authority and writer on the care of horses and ponies. Her introduction to this book is full of sound and practical advice and conveys much unfamiliar information about the development of the various breeds. Each of the color plates is accompanied by a factual commentary. View more info

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Plenty of Ponies

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46912

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in blue paper covered boards boards with lightly sunned foot of spine and bright silver titles and seagull on frt board. Part of the Seagull Library. 190 pp text tight and unmarked. Unclipped, original dj with 2" of loss at foot of spine and two diagonal creases on lower left corner of frt panel is otherwise complete and displays well in new mylar. While their mother is away ill, the Esmond family find themselves falling in and out of every kind of trouble. In spite of a huge country house to live in, plenty of ponies to ride and boats to row, they become more and ... View more info

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Prince Among Ponies

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1981

Seller Id: 46751

ISBN: 0006914381

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality paperback published first by William Collins and Sons in 1952. This is the second printing of the Armada paperback of 1981. 157 pp text tight and browning but not brittle. No names, tears or soil. Nice glossy pictorial cover shows a pretty grey pony head shot wearing a bridle with an eggbutt snaffle with a dropped cavesson. He has his head up and his ears pricked forward and is focused on something intently. Adonis was grazing a little apart from the other horses. He looked very beautiful. We leaned on the gate and gazed at him proudly. Then I remembered that Adonis wasn'... View more info

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Show Jumping Secret

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46910

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover in medium blue paper covered boards with silver seagull on frt board and silver title spine. No inscriptions, 192 pp text tight and clean. Not exlib. Unclipped professionally reproduced color dj in new mylar has about 1/4" of loss at head of spine, half of that at spine foot. Super small rubs at tips. Secret is a young grey pony owned by a boy called Charles. Charlie's great ambition is to win show jumping competitions. He schools himself and Secret, jumps at many different shows, and gradually learns the finer points of horsemanship so that he is fit to compete wit... View more info

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One Day Event

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46911

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover in red paper covered boards with black spine title. One address label on fep, else no inscriptions, tears, soil in the 254 pp text. Not exlib. Unclipped professionally reproduced color dj in new mylar has negligible rubs at tips. What happens when Henry's uncle, Major Holbrooke, who runs the local Pony Club, is hurt in a train accident? Henry and his friends, whose riding has hitherto been more slapdash than the Major considered right, all fall to and help look after his large stable. When the Major returns he is surprised to find how greatly their riding has improved a... View more info

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Fair Girls and Grey Horses Memories of a Country Childhood - Pullein-Thompson Sisters Biography

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine, Diana and Christine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby Ltd.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46824

ISBN: 0850319897

Condition: Near Fine


First edition exlib hardcover with sticker pull and some white-out on blank fep. Backstrip of dj lightly sunned with call tag a pinch darker than the area around it. 222 pp crisp, bright and tight. B&W photo sections within. Faint moisture mark at head of page block near spine is barely noticeable. Daughters of novelist, Joanna Cannan, the trio of Pullein-Thompson sisters, Josephine, the eldest, and twins, Diana and Christine all followed after their mother in writing about their ponies and their lives. In all, the trio of sisters have penned over 150 stories and are known world-wide for... View more info

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It Began With Picotee

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine, Diana and Christine

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46882

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with red title box on head of backstrip with silver gilt titles. Tips and spine ends bumped, cloth is not split on any of them. Light handling soil on boards and edge of page block. Hinge papers are fine, tidy gift presentation (non-authorial) on half title page. The 188 page text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Original dust wrapper has a green background with a cream oval showing the three sisters riding ponies one following the other out for a walk in the country. Jacket shows small chips at tips and head of spine, and a 1.5"... View more info