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Breed of Giants

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13732

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition hardcover in lightly surface worn illustrated blue boards. VG straight clean hardcover with former owner name on frt pastedn. No dj. 209 pp. Story set in the Cumberland countryside of a farmer who raises Champion English Shire horses and the misfortunes and triumphs involved with the pursuit. Features a badger, foxhounds, hedgehogs and other critters. View more info

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Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 45860

ISBN: 0552110140

Condition: Very Good


Super nice softcover with small filled in sticker pull on rear cover, light color loss at periphery, no major creases, no writing, not exlib. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castawway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which could never be severed. He was a wonder horse - a horse who could somehow change people's lives; a horse who aroused fierce pride and loyalty; a horse of unique character who remained an enigma all his life. This story is based very freely on the legen... View more info

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Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45859

ISBN: 0002614154

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 196 pp text is crisp and unmarked, save for a few foxing dots on the edge of page block and dusty/soiled top edge of same. No names, or tears. Not exlib. Original, unclipped dust wrapper has been laminated onto the book. Backstrip of dj quite sunned but title remains legible, author's name less so. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castaway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which coul... View more info

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Breed of Giants

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hammond, Hammond & Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23926

Condition: Very Good +


1st UK edition straight clean brown hardcover with bright gilt title on spine. Name and tiny dinosaur stamp on fep. 187 pp. Professionally reproduced pictorial dust wrapper shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. Story of farmer Josh Johnson who is fanatical about every aspect of breeding his champion English Shire horses. His neighbor rise up because a badger named Brock has made his home on the Johnson farm and must be eliminated. Foxhounds, and a rowdy bar are also featured. View more info

Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46498

ISBN: 0002614154

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 196 pp text is crisp and unmarked, save for tidy owner's name at head of fep. Not exlib. Original, price-clipped dust wrapper is complete but backstrip of dj quite sunned, title remains legible, author's name is bleached out. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castaway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which could never be severed. He was a wonder horse - a horse who could somehow... View more info