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The Adventures of Salty and Sandy Chincoteague Island, Virginia SIGNED

By: Bernstein, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Accell Graphics: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 41317

Condition: Near Fine


Presentation copy from author on inside cover. Lovely crisp 1st edition paperback with slight corner crease and light soil on white background rear cover. Story of two ponies on Aussateague Island, VA. with color illustrations by the author throughout. 16pp. View more info

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The Legend of the Ghost Pony Chincoteague Island, Virginia

By: Bernstein, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Dexter Colour: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42046

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback showing negligible surface wear from storage, no names, tears or soil. An old folk tale of a white pony saving a school-full of children in Spain moves to the New World when the Spanish ponies are ship-wrecked on Chincoteague Island. View more info

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Pippa And The Midnight Ponies

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Knight Books: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 16183

ISBN: 0340366540

Condition: Very Good +


1st paperback edition showing light surface wear, 115 pp text as new. Hero, a spirited black gelding, had only been on loan to Pete for a couple of days when he vanished. This happened on the very night he and Pippa had mounted guard. 5th book in the pony series. View more info

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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41484

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in rust cloth boards showing light color loss but no major rubs. No names, tears or soil. 124 pp. Price clipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that has a sunned spine but still displays beautifully. Jane and Penny Brooke were thrilled with their father bought them, on a trial bases, a pony called Freckles. The important condition Mr. Brooke insisted upon was that the girls had to prove they knew how to care for it. For all the... View more info

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Tizz & Company

By: Bialk, Elisa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Children's Press: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 33853

Condition: Very Good


VG yellow cloth reprint hardcover, not ex-lib. Boards have light surface wear and soil. Slight age toning to front and rear paste downs and fep and rep. Previous owner's name scribbled out on front paste down. Text is unmarked and tight. 95 pp. Delightful illustrations of Tizz the pony inside. Another in the Tizz pony series. This time the Don Hill goes into the photography business with mixed results. View more info

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Jill's Victory

By: Bialk, Elisa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Co.: 1952

Seller Id: 34752

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine red cloth hardcover has bumped spine ends but tips remain sharp. 184 pp text crisp and unmarked. Published in 1952, we believe this is the reprint of 1958 as there is 2HC258 on foot of the copyright page. Unclipped dj is a professional color reproduction that has loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. A 4-H story for girls, by the author of Marty. View more info

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Wild Horse Island

By: Bialk, Elisa

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1951

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38311

Condition: Very Good


Not exlib. Green pictorial hardcover has fading along upper edge, color loss along spine, boards are showing on tips & on upper edge and head & foot of spine are frayed. Professionally reproduced dj is price clipped, displays well in new mylar. Illustrated end papers have barely perceptible owners name in pencil. 201 pages of crisp text without tears. Loaded with fab Paul Brown line illustrations. Honest-to-goodness cowboys, ranch life on a Montana island, and experience... View more info

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Ride 'em Peggy! SIGNED

By: Bialk, Elisa, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $100.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44734

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition hard cover with author signature on fep which shows a tiny bit of color bleed from red cloth at lower tip and is lightly age toned. Not ex-library. Illustrated red cloth boards with light rubbing at tips and spine ends. Displays well on the shelf. 196 crisp and unmarked pp. No dj. Peggy goes off to summer riding camp and discovers a deepened appreciation for horses and her family. View more info

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Ride 'em Peggy!

By: Bialk, Elisa, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45616

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 1st edition hard cover, red cloth with black line drawing on cov of Peggy doing as the title suggests: Riding. Not ex-library. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed, still displays well on the shelf. 196 crisp and unmarked pgs. No dj. Peggy goes off to summer riding camp and discovers a deepened appreciation for horses and her family. Offered from a full time, independent professional bookseller. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever p... View more info

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Fritz and the Beautiful Horses

By: Brett, Jan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45651

ISBN: 0395453569

Condition: Very Good


Glossy reprint paperback with light surface wear and creasing, small holiday sticker on foot of rear cover, 32 p. text tight, bright and unmarked. "Jan Brett's full-color artwork sparkles in intricate detail across every page of this exceptional picture book about Fritz, a sure-footed pony who finally gets the chance to shine in his own best way. View more info

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Plug-Horse Derby

By: Brock, Emma L

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 4432

Condition: Very Good


VG condition 1st edition illustrated buckram hardcover lacking dj. Expected ex-lib imperfections, including removed rep and tidy hand written call tag letter on back strip. 121 pp. The training, coaching, and grooming of a good old work horse for a big race. Grades 4-6. View more info

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Alice & Combined Training A Tale of Two Horses

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Major-General, C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44935

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in rust cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Foxing on endpps, else crisp, bright and unmarked. 143 pp. Not exlib. Original illust dj shows chips but displays well in new mylar. True story of two horses owned by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke is a factual tale of how he brought these two along to be completely rounded hacks, show jumpers, fox hunters and even polo ponies. Inside is all the details one wo... View more info

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A Horse For Peter

By: Brown, Eleanor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner, Inc: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34764

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in taupe cloth with green horsehead on middle of frt board. Tips bumped and rubbed, lower tips more so. 128 pp text yellowed but not brittle. Former owners' armorial bookplate on fep and tidy drawings of horses on blank rep in pencil. Not exlib, no dj. The adventures of Peter, a horse-crazy, six-year-old boy who's birthday is fast approaching, and he is *sure* this is the year that he will receive a horse. View more info

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Crazy Quilt The Story of a Piebald Pony

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Seller Id: 34851

Condition: Very Good


Nice hardcover in illustrated red cloth with lightly rubbed tips, spine ends a bit more. Has one small ink written Kuehn School Dist. 49 on fep. No card pocket or evidence of ever having had one, No call tags on spine of book. One outlined image of Crazy Quilt on 1st page not a problem, Two underlined words on following page only markings found in text. Dust wrapper is from the Trade Edition and was from an Exlib, so has call tag on spine. 86 pp. View more info

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War Paint An Indian Pony

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37051

Condition: Near Fine


Not Exlib, Stunning taupe colored cloth boards with brown illustration of Indian and horse on cover, brown titles on backstrip are bumped but not rubbed. Internally, the book is flawless. Creamy white endpapers show no foxing, no names, tears or soil. Original, unclipped dj shows $3.95 price on flap. Does have some rubbing and closed tears with with 1/2" chips at spine ends and a tiny chip at center of backstrip but title remains more than legible. Displays well in n... View more info

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Hi Guy The Cinderella Horse

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37829

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful 1st edition hardcover with minimal wear, light rubbing to tips and a light water stain along edge and head of spine. Unclipped dust jacket is a professional reproduction with a chip missing from foot of spine and several small chips at head of spine and tips, displays well in new mylar. The wonderful story of Robin, the poor old horse, taken from the pound who could never amount to anything. View more info

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Sparkie and Puff Ball

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1956

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 38253

Condition: Good


Solid 3rd printing exlib hardcover in pictorial rust cloth boards, Innards tight and bright w/occasional fingerprint and two small closed page tears from turning. Pocket neatly removed but all pages present. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully. Paul Brown's first large picture book illustrated in four colors. Young Sparkie Parker lived on a farm but dreamed of ranches, Indians and cowboys. When he had the chance to go to a real west... View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good


True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a co... View more info

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Pony Farm

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44733

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover with letter A on copyright pg. Illustrated red cloth. Tight and bright with sharp tips and lightly brushed spine ends. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj sunned on spine but displays well. Synopsis card pasted on illust fep. Tiny soil spot on foot of page block. A story of a Shetland Pony farm that shows the year in the life of a colt. View more info

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Pony School

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44963

Condition: Good


First edition xlib with A on copyright page. All pp and pocket present. Finger soil on some pages but a solid working copy that displays well despite some chips and color loss on original dj in new mylar. Synopsis: Skinny Barnstable, a city boy who had come to stay with his cousins, Bud and Lynn, learns how to become a cowboy. The children are given the chance to help out at Pony Farm, helping with the horses View more info