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Horses of Today

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 213

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj, Bumped and lightly rubbed tips of rust paper covered boards, lower fore-edge more so. Matching rust cloth covered back strip with bright gilt title. Nice B/W photos on every page. Focuses on competition and the various divisions/ types of horses/riding; Arabian, Thoroughbred, Saddle Horse, Standardbred, Western Pony and more. View more info

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Susan and Jane Learn to Ride

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: PA, Macrae Smith Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15720

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlibrary hardcover in rust cloth with 4 yellow horses on cover and bright yellow title spine. Boards bumped, tape marks on end pps. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays very well. Factual knowledge on horse training taught in horse story form. 152 pp. View more info

The Horseman's Companion

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes and Company: 1949

Seller Id: 45986

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, unmarked navy cloth hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Few light handling marks on dark navy cloth. Gilt title dull but legible. No names, tears or soil. A highly recommended general introduction to horse ownership and care. Includes: My Friend, the Horse, That Friendly Breed, the Horse Dealer, Trying Them Out, The Morning After, The Horse at Home, What the Well-Dressed Horse Will Wear, What the Well-Dressed Rider Will Wear, Trail Riding, Riding in the Ring, Equine Etiquette and Education, Teaching the Young, This Question of Jumping, The Show Ring, The H... View more info

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The Shaggy Little Burro of San Miguel

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45922

Condition: Near Fine


Time capsule first edition, first printing in 'tweedy' cloth boards illustrated in black and orange. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil, 48 pp text flawless. Unclipped dj in new mylar is age toned at spine and periphery, shows one 1/5" closed tear at head of rear dj panel, negligible evidence of being handled but appears unread. This is the story of Peludo who lived in a meadow at the edge of a Mexican town, and every night when she came home from 'work', Peludo would ask her what she had seen that day. She told him about the other burros working in town with their owners, the milk bur... View more info

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Horses. Their Selection, Care & Handling

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1946

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller Id: 38751

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine light blue 7th printing hardcover with bumped tips. Original unclipped dj is a bit tatty with small chips at extremities, still shows well in new mylar. 170 pp. A wonderful volume that tells all about the horse from the novice's purchase of an animal to the taking of blue ribbons in the show ring. Chapters Include: Selection of the horse/ Selection and Care of Equipment/ The Stable/ General Care/ First Aid/ Handling the Horse/ Cause and Control of Vices/ Riding/ Driving; Starting the Child/ The Show Ring/ Glossary/ Index. View more info

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Ponies On Parade

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 38142

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing hardcover in tan boards with bright red title has minimal shelf wear along lower edge and lower tips lightly scuffed but boards are not showing and has light color loss just above title. Unclipped dj is a reproduction that has tiny chips at board tips, still displays very well. Illustrated end papers and soft brown drawings by Ms. Self throughout. 88 pages crisp and unmarked with no tears and illustrated with darling ponies and children. Children, and grownups too - in fact, anyone who has ever owned a pony or has longed to - will be delighted with Ponies On Parade. In it, Ms... View more info

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Ponies On Parade SIGNED

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38141

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in tan boards with bright red title has minimal shelf wear along lower edge with lower tips lightly scuffed but boards are not showing. Unclipped dj is a reproduction with tiny chips at board tips and spine ends, still shows well. Signed 'Best wishes, Margaret Cable Self' on the half title page which also has a partial owner name plate. Illustrated end papers and soft brown drawings by Ms. Self throughout. 88 pages crisp and unmarked with no tears and illustrated with darling ponies and children. Children, and grownups too - in fact, anyone who has ever owned a pony o... View more info

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The American Horse Show with the Official Rules and Regulations

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29178

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black cloth shows bumped tips, inner hinge papers fine, former owner's name 2x on fep. 92 pp text tight, crisp and unmarked but age-toned at edges. A foundation volume of the A.H.S.A. Contents: The American Horse Shows Association/ Types of Shows and Riding Competitions/ The Arabian Division/ The Cutting Horse Division/ The Dressage Division/ The Hackney Division/ The Equitation Division/ The Hunter Division/ Jumper Division/ The Morgan Division/ Palomino Division/ The Quarter Horse Division/ The Saddle Horse Division/ The Shetland Pony Division/ The Tennessee Walkin... View more info

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Chitter Chat Stories

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28005

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in grey cloth with light age-toning around outside edge of boards, tips lightly rubbed, internally fine. An illustrated 72 pp story for younger readers about the eccentric inhabitants of the village of Chitter Chat. Wonderful black and white illustrations. A delightful group of 4 children's stories, each full of humor, each with a gracious, early nineteenth century charm. Selections include: The Baker's New Coat/ What Happened to Jasmine/ The Baker's Garden/ The Thirteen Santa Clauses. View more info

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A Treasury of Horse Stories

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27825

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards in VG shape with yellow horse heads and titles on cover & backstrip. 368 pp in lightly chipped & rubbed facsimile dj in new mylar. An astounding collection of horse stories, lovely fireside company for any horse lover of any age. Authors G.K. Chesterton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jonathon Swift, William Rose Benet, Washington Irving, John Masefield, HH Munro, Rudyard Kipling, William Butler Yeats, Robert Browning, Henry Longfellow, William Cowper, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Galsworthy, Robert Frost,Jessamyn West, R.D. Blackmore, Will James, Charles Dicke... View more info