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Young Hero of the Range

By: Payne, Stephen

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Seller Id: R46543

Condition: Near Fine


Solid reprint hardcover in brown 'tweedy' paper covered boards with black spine title, frt board shows a boy and a girl reading a book and Young Heroes Library over that image. Spine ends barely bumped, tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil in the 191 pp text with top edge dyed red. Original, unclipped color illustrated dust jacket is complete but has color loss at head of frt flap fold, spine ends and rear panel that advertises the Young Heroes Library is slightly age-toned and soiled. Front shows a young boy in a blue/red plaid shirt and red neckerchief with his arms around a bay hor... View more info

Pony of the Sioux

By: Pearson, M. J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc (A Signal Book): 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46085

Condition: Good


Stated First Edition exlib hardcover in taupe cloth boards with black line drawing of boy on a horse with a dog at heels and red titles. Solid reading copy = all there but not pretty. Two card pockets and all pages present. Discard written on frt pastedown in blue marker. Light soil in upper margin area of page 29 does not obscure any text. Tiny C11 at foot of last page. Spine ends and tips rubbed, 143 pp text is tight and bright. During the time of the American Civil War, a 14 year old boy is gifted a brown and white pinto pony by his father that he purchased from a local farmer, who... View more info

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Melka in England

By: Penney, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15619

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth faded to pink, bit of finger soil on cloth, fep removed, 147 pp text tight and bright. Born in the wilds of Sudan, Melka has many thrilling adventures in desert and jungle before she reaches the haven of an English stable. Told with a love and knowledge of horses with a bit of emphasis on training of racehorses and hunters. View more info

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Hundred Horse Farm

By: Perrin, Blanche Chenery

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46569

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality exlib hardcover in green full color illustrated buckram covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Displays very well without call tags on spine of book or dj. Pocket and all pages present. Probable first edition as no other dates listed. 216 page block is crisp, tight and bright. Full color original dust wrapper's front flap is clipped but original $6.50 price remains. Spine of dj is sunned but title there remains easy to see and read. Author is the sister of Penny Chenery Tweedy, owner of Secretariat. When Suzy's cousins are orphaned and come to live with her, Suzy h... View more info

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Born To Race

By: Perrin, Blanche Chenery

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1961

Seller Id: R46570

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 3rd printing of the first edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 179 page block is crisp, tight and bright save for age-toning on endpapers and foxing on edges of page block. Price-clipped original dust wrapper shows lovely Sam Savitt wrap around pencil art showing a cute colt in a field with his mother grazing behind him (illustration wraps around to rear panel). Spine of dj is rubbed at head with some creasing and light color loss at flap folds displays well in new mylar. Author is the sister of Penny Chenery Tweedy, owner of Tri... View more info

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Thudding Hoofs

By: Perrin, Blanche Chenery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, St Martin's Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46571

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first edition hardcover in sand cloth covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 191 page block is crisp, tight and bright. Un-clipped original dust wrapper shows a full color action painting of two race horses running for the finish on the frt panel. Head of spine of dj has 1/8" loss across top, three closed tears (total) at head and foot of rear panel and some creasing. Jacket still displays well in new mylar. Author is the sister of Penny Chenery Tweedy, owner of Triple Crown winner: Secretariat. One of three horse racing novels written by Blanche Chenery Pe... View more info

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Plain Jack

By: Peyton, K. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Scholastic/Little Hippo: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16533

ISBN: 0590195468

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with a touch of wear at tips, 32 p text crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. A charming story of two young foals. Fire of England and Plain Jack. Fire is brilliantly talented but never tries hard. Plain Jack has only a little talent but always does his best. This is Plain Jack's story of trial and success at the Race Track. K. M. Peyton = Pseudomyn of Kathleen Wendy Herald Peyton View more info

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The Team

By: Peyton, K. M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 19773

ISBN: 0690010834

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth boards bumped at spine ends, corners still sharp. 213 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. An attractive copy in professionally reproduced dj in new mylar showing small chips at tips and spine ends but is 98% complete and displays beautifully. Fourteen-year-old Ruth acquires what is considered an unsuitable pony and determines to train him so that she can become a member of the pony club team. Sequel to "Fly-by-Night." K. M. Peyton = Pseudomyn of Kathleen Wendy Herald Peyton View more info

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Darkling

By: Peyton, K. M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1975

Seller Id: R46579

ISBN: 0385300867

Condition: Good


Exlib hardcover reading copy in rust paper and blue cloth covered boards bumped at spine ends and one board tip. Tape rems on boards from formerly taped dj. There are no call tags on book or dj, displays very well on the shelf. Fep and title page removed so no copyright/printing information. 248 p text is crisp and clean. Unclipped original glossy color illustrated dust wrapper has no chips, just one 1/2" closed tear at foot of rear dj panel, and some light color loss at periphery. K. M. Peyton = Pseudomyn of Kathleen Wendy Herald Peyton. Jenny is the only one who can control Darkl... View more info

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Free Rein

By: Peyton, K.M.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46590

ISBN: 0399209956

Condition: Very Good


Probable first US edition hardcover in yellow paper covered boards with purple spine title. Spine ends and tips lightly bumped. Exlib with pocket and all pages present. 198 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked save for occasional school stamp. Original, un-clipped color illustrated dj has art that wraps around the entire book. Jacket is as new and displays beautifully in new mylar without chips, tears or wrinkles, and no call tag on backstrip. Peyton, K.M. = Pseudonym of Kathleen Wendy Herald Peyton. When impending fatherhood changes eighteen-year-old Jonathan's comfortable s... View more info

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Fly-By-Night

By: Peyton, K.M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The World Publishing Co.: 1968

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: R46591

ISBN: 0399209956

Condition: Very Good


First US edition (so stated) hardcover in yellow paper and red cloth covered boards with gold spine title and line drawing of a girl on a horse on frt board. Spine ends and tips lightly bumped. Not exlib. 189 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Original, price-clipped color illustrated dj has art that wraps around to the backstrip. Jacket was previously placed on the book so spine title didn't go where it was supposed to, it has now been sorted and shows a crease line just under 1/2" in from the frt board fore-edge, and again on the rear panel. Otherwise, the white backgroun... View more info

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How Foal Forgot to be Frightened

By: Piers, Helen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Magnet: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16180

ISBN: 0416893805

Condition: Very Good +


Negligible surface wear, 24 p. text tight and bright. Ghosting from former price on fep. Filled with color photographs. When Samson, the foal, and his mother go home from the field to their stable it takes a long, long time because Samson is so frightened of everything he sees. But one day Samson meets a little lost lamb and suddenly discovers how brave he can be! View more info

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The Pink Stallion

By: Pinney, Lucy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Hoddder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16145

ISBN: 0340423676

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 187 p. text tight and bright. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Stamps and spot of white out on fep. Original DJ in new mylar displays beautifully with negligible surface wear and NO library markings. "Fresh, charming & often funny" Kitty answers an advertisement for a Housekeeper & finds herself coping with a farm & guest house - and the farmer and his son. View more info

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Stolen Gold SIGNED

By: Pistole, Katy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: ID, Pacific Press Publishing Assoc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39546

ISBN: 0816318824

Condition: As New


As new 1st edition paperback with authors first/last name on half title. Not inscribed to anybody in particular. Perfect for gift giving. 127 p. Book Two in the Sonrise Farm Series. Jenny's faith is tested when her beloved palomino, Sunny, proves to be stolen and is returned to an abusive owner, but her friends and family help her realize that only God can help her save Sunny. View more info

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Mrs. Mack

By: Polacco, Patricia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 28538

ISBN: 0399231676

Condition: Very Good


1st edition glossy hardcover with gift dedication and bookplate on fep. The bestselling author of "Rechenka's Eggs" and "The Keeping Quilt" shares a story of her childhood hero, in this tribute to a woman who knew that working with and riding horses could test young people and change them in remarkable ways. View more info

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Mrs. Mack

By: Polacco, Patricia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42999

ISBN: 0439194180

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint (8th printing) paperback with negligible color loss at tips from storage, 40 p text as new. Story of a young girl learning to ride and the loving woman who taught her. The bestselling author of "Rechenka's Eggs" and "The Keeping Quilt" shares a story of her childhood hero, in this tribute to a woman who knew that working with and riding horses could test young people and change them in remarkable ways. View more info

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The Treaure Riders

By: Procter, Marjorie E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46580

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards with gild title on spine. Head of book lightly sunned, spine ends and one tip lightly bumped (but not rubbed) other 3 tips still sharp. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil inside the tight and bright 192 pp text. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper's front panel art continues on dj backstrip. Rear dj panel is off white with two other reading suggestions. Unclipped dust wrapper has one 1" closed tear at head of frt gutter and a wrinkle at head of spine, one micro chip at head of dj spine and color loss at flap fold... View more info

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The Open Gate

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Mayflower Books: 1970

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 10144

ISBN: 058330060X

Condition: Very Good


5th printing paperback showing light edge wear, name and glue rems on inside cover, 128 pp text tight and bright. An open gate means adventure! It did for the Alcotts and Fishers. At night motorcyclists are up to mischief with the ponies of the riding school, and the young riders have to stop it or that will be an end to their riding. There is tension and excitement in this story of ponies and their riders, continuing the story of The Empty Field, previously published by the Pullein-Thompsons View more info

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Candy Stops a Train Pony Stories

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Paperbird (Ladybird): 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10618

ISBN: 0721411711

Condition: Very Good


Bit of curl at tips, 43 pg text clean. When Liz, Neil and Vicky Fraser discover that the family pony, Candy, is missing from her paddock, little do they know what a frantic race against time lies in store for them. View more info

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Ponies in the Park

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14007

ISBN: 060020457X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback. 128 pp text is tight and bright, light surface wear on tips. When Andy, Rosie, Clara and their mother are left at Park Farm by an elderly uncle, Rosie thinks her dreams have come true. They can live in the country, and have ponies, and learn to ride! But the farm has to pay its way, and their efforts to turn it into an animal centre, with different breeds of ponies and other tourist attractions, are fraught with all kings of problems. Somehow they must make it work, but can they do it in time? View more info