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Black Beauty Finds a Home

By: Richardson, I.M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Troll: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 17190

ISBN: 0893758175

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing paperback w/name on inside cover, surface wear to rear coverr, micro sticker pull on frt cover. 32 p. Crisp and unmarked text with lovely old-time illustrations. Troll Associates Book 4. Black Beauty relates his experiences with a cruel owner, followed by his sale to three ladies and his subsequent reunion with his stable boy of ten years earlier. View more info

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Little Champion

By: Riggs, Ida Berry

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46584

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover (so stated) in green cloth covered boards with black titles. Book tips and spine ends are bumped showing color loss but no rub through. 144 pp text is tight and bright with softly illustrated endpapers. Unclipped original dust wrapper shows chips at spine ends and tips plus light soil on peachy/pink background of frt and rear panels. Color loss at dj folds, still displays well in new mylar. When her Palomino horse shows no cow sense at all, Barby trades him for a two-year-old bay horse that looks like a good cutting horse and she trains the horse Panchito herself... View more info

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Ryn, The Wild Horse

By: Riha, Bohumil; Translated from the Czech by Iris Urwin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46558

Condition: Very Good


Stated first edition, exlib collectible in beige colored cloth covered boards with black titles on backstrip. Spine ends and tips still sharp. 104 pp text is crisp and unmarked, hinge papers fine. Tape marks on endpprs, pocket and all pages present. Unclipped original dust wrapper has a bright color illustration of Ryn the horse with lovely pink flowers in his forelock. Few tan discoloration marks on rear panel, call tag on backstrip. Ryn was the friskiest little horse that ever lived along the Radim River. He played with his shadow, chased squirrels, splashed in puddles and always had ... View more info

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Rowdy's Big Win Horses & Ponies

By: Robertson, Cindy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: TN, The Dalmatian Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29417

ISBN: 1577593758

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback. 20 p text crisp and unmarked. A young boy who is on the way to the state fair with his father to show his Quarter Horse learns all about horse breeds and different fair events along the way. View more info

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Groundhog's Horse

By: Rockwood, Joyce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32024

ISBN: 0030215269

Condition: Very Good


Tight, crisp 1st edition hardcover exlib with rep removed. Child's rather untidy writing on fep, name/date/love you etc. Price clipped dj is laminated & sunned on spine but still displays well. No page tears or soil in the 115 p. text. An eleven-year-old Cherokee sets off on a one-boy raid of a Creek town to rescue his "unusual" horse. View more info

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The White Colt

By: Rook, David

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Remploy Limited: 1980

Seller Id: R46574

ISBN: 0706609050

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in orange leather covered boards with black spine title shows sharp tips and spine ends. Originally published in 1967 by Hodder & Stoughton, this is the Remploy reprint of 1980. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in mylar shows no chips, soil or markings and displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 157 pp text is crisp and unmarked. The white colt of the moors and the kestrel Lady both help the silent boy Phillip begin to speak and relate to the world. View more info

Horse Crazy Lily

By: Rue, Nancy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Michigan, Zonderkids (Zondervan): 2007

Seller Id: 46090

ISBN: 0310702631

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear on glossy illustrated card covers, 137 pp text is crisp and unmarked. 14th printing. No names, tears or soil. Twelve-year-old Lily finds herself questioning her faith when her newly adopted sister, Tessa, disrupts their home and intrudes on Lily's new-found love of horses, then has a serious accident just when she and Lily are beginning to get along. View more info

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Runaway Pony

By: Ruepp, Krista

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Nordsud Verlage: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45176

ISBN: 0735819858

Condition: Very Good


Lovely glossy hardcover with light wear at tips, 32 pp text mint. Prince, a little Icelandic pony, is growing up. He is Anna's pony. She's raised him from a foal, and loves him dearly. Whenever Anna calls, Prince comes running right to her and nuzzles her neck. Prince is still too young to be ridden, but it's time to start training him to walk with a halter and lead line. On his very first lesson, Anna accidentally walks him past a noisy tractor. Terrified, Prince rears and runs away. With her wise grandmother's help, Anna manages to find her runaway pony and, with patience and love, win back ... View more info

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Seabiscuit Wild Pony of the Outer Banks

By: Russell, Anna

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Coastal Carolina Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32834

ISBN: 1928556280

Condition: As New


1st edition glossy hardcover, no dj. 31 p text crisp and unmarked. In 1999, Jimmy, Lavada, their mother, and other residents of the tiny town of Princeville, North Carolina, struggle to make a new start after the terrible floods caused by Hurricane Floyd. View more info

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Seabiscuit Wild Pony of the Outer Banks

By: Russell, Anna

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Coastal Carolina Press: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41058

ISBN: 1928556280

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous 2nd printing hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 31 p. text w/tidy owner's name on fep, remainder clean. In 1999, Jimmy, Lavada, their mother, and other residents of the tiny town of Princeville, North Carolina, struggle to make a new start after the terrible floods caused by Hurricane Floyd. View more info

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Riding Freedom Sweet Freedom

By: Ryan, Pam Munoz

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41199

ISBN: 0590957678

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 2nd printing paperback with very light color loss at tips from storage. 128 p. text crisp and unmarked. Charlotte Parkhurst was a tomboy, in the mid 1800s, some people didn't think it was proper for a girl to behave like she did, and they tried to stop her. But Charlotte was smart and she figured out a way to live her life the way she wanted. She became a top-notch horse rider, a legendary stagecoach driver and the first woman ever to vote. And she did these things when they were all outlawed for women. How? With a plan so clever and so secret almost no one figured it out. View more info

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Gingerbread

By: Sandburg, Helga

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1967

Seller Id: R46532

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in turquoise cloth covered boards with a black line drawing of a colt's head on lower quadrant of frt board, black title on spine. Spine ends bumped showing color loss, tips still sharp with color loss. Not exlib. Second printing (1967) of the first edition (1964), so stated on copyright page. No names, tears or soil, 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped, original dust wrapper has wrap-around art on spine and rear panel. Shows a girl riding a nutmeg colored horse through the surf on a beach, next to a colt of the same color. Slight sunning on backstrip, el... View more info

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My Pony

By: Sarmiento, Salvador

Price: $3.00

Publisher: CA, Hampton-Brown Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23532

ISBN: 1563349671

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition card cover book showing light corner wear and creases, 8 p. innards as new. Uncommon easy reader book. Simple words and story line as a little boy gives his pony a bath, then goes for a ride. View more info

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The Phantom Stallion

By: Savage, Les Jr.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46485

Condition: Fair


First edition hardcover in illustrated buckram covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Fep removed, frt pastedown covered with pencil coloring. Corners bumped and rubbed, text has lots of finger soil. Eddie and his dad try to capture the wild Appaloosa stallion, but their plans are disrupted by a neighbor who is intent on killing the horse and by the school teacher who is intent on making Eddie go to school. Working copy, mostly there (save for Fep) but not pretty. View more info

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Sam Savitt's True Horse Stories

By: Savitt, Sam

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46397

ISBN: 0396062040

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly sunned at top and bottom. Book shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Very tidy former library copy, 90 pp crisp with pocket and all pages present. One crossed out lib stamp on title page, one on rear pastedown, rear end paper with card pocket has 3 math problems worked out in ink but they aren't very noticeable against the deep burgundy paper. There are four paper pulls hidden under the dj flaps from where the wrapper was once adhered, now carefully lifted and put into new mylar, the un-clipped DJ has one light scratc... View more info

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Panky In The Saddle

By: Saxon, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25812

ISBN: 0689310382

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj. Bit of spotting on cloth along backstrip, 145 p. text tight, bright and unmarked. Rear board ever so slightly bowed, but no mustiness or water damage seen. Panky learns a great deal from training William, an unschooled pony, enough that she can accept inevitable changes when her father loses his job. View more info

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Panky In Love

By: Saxon, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 27104

ISBN: 068931101X

Condition: Very Good


Straight and sharp 1st edition exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Initials on edge of 155 page block. Panky thinks she is in love with one of the polo players at the club, but she doesn't like the way he and his friends treat their ponies. View more info

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Cathy and Company & Hank the Horse

By: Schertle, Alice

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17520

ISBN: 0516077252

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with moderate color loss & wear at tips, text tight and bright. All pages and pocket present. 48 p. The club members befriend an old grey horse who longs for wide open spaces and green grass. 48 p. View more info

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Jeanie Goes Riding

By: Schick, Eleanor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44656

ISBN: 0027811808

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. No names or tears, negligible creases on a few pages from turning. 32 p. Gift quality collectible horse story for youngsters. A horse-crazy girl who knows all about horses from the books she has read gets to take riding lessons on a real horse. View more info

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My Horse Says

By: Schroeder, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Puffin: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16007

Condition: Very Good +


Light surface wear on glossy pictorial wrapper, 170 p. text as new. One day Elizabeth looked out of her window and saw a bowler hat, a brown overcoat and a pair of black boots below her in the snow. Their landlord had come to tell her mother that they all must move out of their house. When something like that happens you often don't know where to turn next, so it seemed as good a way to go house-hunting as any other to follow the instructions of Elizabeth's horse, which came to her by night and told her what to do. Elizabeth's horse declared that the house would be found by water, and star... View more info