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Save the Ponies!

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14663

ISBN: 0416571603

Condition: Good +


Revised paperback with light surface wear, watermark on foot of text, tidy name at head of fep. 139 pp. Uncle Arthur stared at her down the table... He says the ponies have got to go, he's putting his property up for sale. He's given me three weeks to find them a new stable. View more info

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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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Emma and Freckles

By: Beales, Valerie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Simon and Schuster: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 20586

ISBN: 0750002646

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine reprint paperback. 195 pp. Emma has always longed for a pony like Freckles. He's young and spirited, and Emma hopes to train him herself. Perhaps they'll make a champion horse-and-rider team ! But Freckles soon proves much more of a handful than Emma had bargained for. View more info

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SO HI and the White Horse of FU

By: Beaton-Jones, Cynon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, James Barrie: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46930

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first, 1st edition hardcover in baby blue textured paper covered boards with bright gilt title on spine in a cool Oriental style font. Head of spine and uppermost edges of boards a bit sunned from chips in dj (View image or please ask for it if not shown). Tips still fairly sharp, foot of spine lightly bumped. Bit of age-toning on blank endpapers where dj panels weren't touching. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil within the 105 pp text. Unclipped, original, color illustrated dust jacket has several chips: 1" x 1/2" chip at head of darkened backstrip, 1 1/4" x 5/8... View more info

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Blitz

By: Beatty, Hetty Burlingame

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44902

Condition: Very Good


1st edition yellow paper covered hardback with black line drawing of a boy and a horse on frt board. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. 1961 date on foot of title page and Weekly Reader on copyright page with 1961 date being the only one printed. Unclipped DJ is a professional reproduction with a small pink smudge through title on frt panel, small chips at head of rear gutter& color loss and small bits of loss at foot of back strip and rear board lower tip. Blitz is a fast and spirited fire horse, but when his partner pulling the fire wagon is killed in a terrible accident and his owner is badl... View more info

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Pony Tale

By: Bell, Jennifer

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pony Book Club: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25329

ISBN: 8259111713

Condition: Fine


Cute 1st edition paperback comic book format tale of two friends. one pony crazy, one boy crazy. View more info

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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 their enthusiasm, Jane and Penny had to learn the hard way, especially since Freckles seemed to have a knack for getting into tr... View more info

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Taff and the Stolen Ponies

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46343

ISBN: 0340038772

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing hardcover in textured green paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, bright gilt title on backstrip. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, tight and bright 127 pp text which is peppered with line drawings by Helen Collins who also designed and drew the dust wrapper. This un-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows age-toning on the periphery of the solid cream rear panel, other than this, it shows no wear, no creases, no chips. Cute backstrip art of three pony faces and Taff the sheepdog on the top. When Emlyn Morg... View more info

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Jackie and the Phantom Ponies 6

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 46726

ISBN: 0340575476

Condition: Very Good


Nice photo illustrated paperback in card covers showing light surface wear and a little sunning on glossy pictorial cover. 122 pp text slightly yellowed but not brittle, looks like new save for a hint of sunning on rear cover near backstrip. When Babs and Jackie arrive to spend their holidays on David Browning's stud farm in the Lake District, they already have a mystery on their hands: Three ponies and a man have vanished without trace on the mountainside. Is this incident connected with the disappearance of David's brood mare and valuable stallion? Babs and Jackie believe something sinis... View more info

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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1975

Edition: First Knight Books Edition

Seller Id: 46728

ISBN: 0340195266

Condition: Good +


Solid paperback in color illustrated card covers with a couple of cover creases and a bit of forward lean. 128 pp shows some foxing and age-toning at periphery. Jane and Penny wanted to have a pony of their very own. When their father buys Freckles for them, they learn - often the hard way - how to feed, groom, and look after her, as well as cope with a variety of pony emergencies. They also learn about the cost of keeping a pony and prepare for their first gymkhana. A good book for all kids and parents who are wanting their own pony and are unsure what it involves. 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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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 experiences shared with new found Cub Scout friends make Chicago-born Jim think his new home is really tops. And as if all this was not... 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 possible. Books are wrapped with care so it arrives in the condition listed here. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. View more info

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Hello Irina

By: Blech, Dietlind

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46821

ISBN: 0030842522

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, crisp, unmarked, oversized 1st Edition hardcover in sturdy library binding measuring 11" x 11.5". Tight, bright book without names, tears or soil inside or out. Faint color loss to tips of white background boards so green grass on foot of frt board has a pinch of board showing through. Adapted from the German text by Yaak Karsunke. Intrigued by tales about the "land of wild white horses," (Lipizzaner), a bay Russian horse decides to travel to France to see them for herself.. 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