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The Tale of Two Horses

By: Tschiffely, A. F.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1962

Seller Id: R46548

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 5th printing hardcover in green colored cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on spine and frt board. Some light sunning along head of frt board from chip in dust jacket. No names, tears or soil in the 192 pp text. Mapped front end papers show the route of the trekk. 23 stories told in first 'horse' person about the longest journey ever made by horses, from Argentina to Washington D.C.. Book includes 17 soft pencil drawings by Caney (Robert). Unclipped original color illustrated dust wrapper has a .25" x 2.50" chip at head of frt panel that wraps around head o... View more info

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The Tale of Two Horses

By: Tschiffely, A. F.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann LTD: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46549

Condition: Very Good


1st printing hardcover in taupe colored, cloth covered boards with rich black spine and cover titles. Soiled offering with bumped and rubbed head and foot of frt board, less so on rear board and backstrip. Shelf wear at foot of frt board from frt gutter to center of frt board foot. Board tips and spine ends bumped. Two horseheads drawn on cover (as published). No names, tears or soil in the 210 pp text. Mapped front end papers show the route of the trekk. 23 stories told in first 'horse' person (as if the horses are telling the tales), about the longest journey ever made by horses, from... View more info

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The Tale of Two Horses

By: Tschiffely, A.F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 46333

ISBN: 1852190450

Condition: Good


Green cloth covered boards show soil in both outer gutters, No tears, tips still sharp, spine ends bumped, endpapers age-tones with gift dedication from former owner. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper displays well from the front, shows some abrasion on the backstrip that has taken half of the title letters but you can still figure out which book it is. Rear panel is grubby from handling and shows many other titles in this "Boy's Library of Adventure". 220 pp text is tight and crisp with occasional finger soil in margins. Includes map of the route taken by the author in his 10... View more info