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Horse Crazy Good Sports #3

By: Vail, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Troll: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10057

ISBN: 0816716293

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover, un-circulated library book with one tiny private school stamp on fep, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one, no stickers or markings on spine. 122 p. text is mint. The girls at Webster's Country Horse Camp despair of winning the upcoming sports and riding competition with a rival boy's camp, until Libby's unconventional grandmother shows up to coach them in softball. View more info

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The Gray Mare's Colts

By: Van der Veer, Judy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CA, Golden Gate Junior Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40712

ISBN: 087464173X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in orange pictorial boards have scratches and soil on frt cover, 131 pp text clean and tight. To Patty, Love Mom written in marker on frt pastedown. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that still displays well despite colored in sticker pull on foot of spine. Not exlib but dj may have covered one previously. A story of the 'family tree' of the author's gray mare, Cherie. View more info

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Hold the Rein Free

By: Van Der Veer, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1968

Seller Id: 45891

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing 1968 in illustrated yellow card covers with a bit of sticker rems/pull on frt cover upper fore edge. 191 pp text is clean, crisp and browned but not brittle. Light curl to frt cover tips. Title on backstrip is sunned. Juvenile horse story. "When the colt is born, shoot it!" orders the owner. Amy is horrified. Why would anyone want to kill a colt - especially Mia's. Mia is such a beautiful horse! "But her colt won't be a thoroughbred," explains Kiko, the ranch boy, "and the owner won't have anything but thoroughbreds on his ranch." Sud... View more info

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Lucky The Pony

By: Varese, Edibimbi

Price: $48.00

Publisher: England, World Distributors, Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19714

ISBN: 0723507163

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition oversized hardcover in glossy illustrated boards showing lightly bumped tips and spine ends. Super rare title includes three stories: Lucky the Pony/ Nutkin the Squirrel and Rosco the Bear. An Owl and Squirrel also play parts. Lovely floral endpprs, 45 p. text crisp and unmarked View more info

The Dancing Horse

By: Vaughan, Carol

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1966

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46488

ISBN: 0216884535

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition hardcover in red paper covered boards showing bumped tips and spine ends. 114 pp text is crisp, and has no names or tears. Age-toning on reinforced hinge papers, pocket pulled but all pages present, two pieces of cello tape on frt boards to keep jacket in place at the library. Excitement comes to the Manorfields Stud and to Michael, Peter and Judy when a lot of strange horses suddenly wander on to the premises. A circus has come to the district, but when their train is derailed the Thorncroft family unexpectedly make friends with Florence, the rider of a beautiful Ar... View more info

King of the Castle

By: Vaughan, Carol

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1968

Seller Id: R46489

ISBN: 0216872146

Condition: Near Fine


Possible first edition hardcover in orange paper covered boards showing bumped head of spine, foot of spine and four tips still sharp. Not exlib. 124 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Book opens to half title but I see no evidence of a removed fep. Price-clipped dust jacket shows a little color loss at extrems and spine backstrip. Also shows a kid on a black horse, racing uphill to a castle, next to this person are two unsaddled horses galloping along as well. Anna has a special gift for handling horses - and people. When her mother buys a cottage next to the Castle Stables owned by the ... View more info

Trekkers' Trail

By: Vaughan, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1967

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46490

Condition: Near Fine


Possible first edition hardcover in green paper covered boards showing bumped tips and spine ends. 125 pp text is crisp, and has no names or tears but does show hints of foxing on edge of page block. Unclipped, original dj will keep this book in fine form. Jimmy and Mary Ann are on the 50-mile ride to Lollington Castle to see the premiere of the film about William the Conquerer, which they helped to make in Normandy in the previous year, would have been excitement enough for most children. These riders, however, have the added thrills of encountering en route a real live cowboy, a roving a... View more info

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Roughshod Ride

By: Vinall, Gail

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Scripture Union: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 13982

ISBN: 0862016614

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback. Glossy pictorial cover looks fab, 128 pp text tight and bright. A horse story with an evangelical message. Zena and Toni are thrilled to get a summer holiday job at Molton Stables with free rides thrown in. But they soon discover that all is not smooth running at the stables and dirty deals are under way. What should they do? Will anyone believe them? View more info

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Elaine Moore Moffat Blue Ribbon Horsewoman The Complete Life Story of A Champion Rider Who Learned To Cope with Life By Learning To Deal With Horses

By: Walker, Grace

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38673

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in tan cloth boards. Exlib w/usual library markings and expected imperfections; all pages and pocket present. Tips & spine ends rubbed. 128 pp. Professionally reproduced color illust dj with orig frt dj flap glued to fep. Text clean save for a couple of lib stamps. Illust with b/w photographs. Spine cracked before last REP, page block tight and holding fine. The triumphant life story of Elaine Moore Moffat. After all of her years of hard work, it seemed Moffat's dreams would come to pass. Would one tragic incident take all that away? This is not just the story of a h... View more info

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Daisy The Story of a Horse

By: Walker, Louise Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MI, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45085

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards with bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. No names, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar shows color loss and small chips at extremities. 109 pp. Daisy's story begins in 1890 on a five-hundred-acre rance in New Mexico. According to her first real friend, Jerry, she was "the purtiest foal" you ever saw. It was Jerry who took care of her at first. He began to train her, first with a hackamore, then with a bridle and saddle. She didn't meet Mr. Brown until she was more than two years old. Mr. Brown was a grocer who lived in Jackson, Michigan, and ... View more info

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Prince Brownie Champion

By: Wardle, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Emma Books Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14023

ISBN: 1874644373

Condition: Fine


Fine, glossy 1st edition hardcover, no jacket. 21 pp text mint, no names or soil. It's the Rowarth Country show and Jane and Prince Brownie face their greatest show jumping challenge yet. The competition is fierce with many skillful riders all determined to win. But Jane and Prince Brownie show that to be a true winner you need spirit as well as skill. Based on the timeless appeal of the friendship between pony and child, Prince Brownie-Champion is one of four books about the adventures of Jane and her champion pony, Prince Brownie View more info

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The Boxcar Children #77 The Mystery of the Wild Ponies

By: Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11381

ISBN: 0439129591

Condition: Very Good


Negligible color loss to tips of glossy uncreased cover, one small spine paper crack from a sideways bend. 135 p. large print text as new. The Boxcar Children vacation on an island known for its beaches and its wild horses and have to solve a ghost horse mystery. View more info

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Henrietta and the Hat

By: Watts, Mabel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Parents Magazine Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 12713

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in fab shape, corners show negligible color loss, 43 pp text as new. Sturdy library binding but it was never circulated, has no call tags, no card pocket, etc. Brown/white gingham patterned endpapers. Everybody in the family as well as a bird in the garden has their season with the brown hat with the red feather but Henrietta wanted the hat the most. She waits patiently and finally the hat is given to her to wear as she pulls the farmer's wagon into town. She knew she was the best-looking horse around. View more info

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Helpful Henrietta

By: Watts, Mabel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27390

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover shows color loss at lightly bumped tips, 22 p. text browned but not brittle. Rand McNally Elf Book, last one on rear cover is Yip and Yap (8380). First published 1959, this is the reprint of 1961. Farmer Flinders aways worried about the load that his beloved Henrietta horse carried. So when one day he has help others carry heavy loads, Henrietta tried hard but could not pull the cart. So everything had to be rearranged. View more info

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The Animal Rescue Squad #3 Horse in the House

By: Weiss, Ellen & Frieman, Mel

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bullseye Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10059

ISBN: 0679858679

Condition: Fine


1st edition unread glossy copy. 119 pp. Abby's new pet (miniature horse) is so cute, how can her dad say no? View more info

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A Horse For All Seasons Collected Stories

By: Welch, Sheila Kelly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Boyds Mills Press: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 30948

ISBN: 1563974150

Condition: Near Fine


Uncirculated ex library book with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one, only exlib stamp is on rear pastedown, that's it. Three pieces of tape on boards from dj and one sticker pull from the fourth removed bit of tape. DJ in new mylar is as new save for negligible bumps at spine ends. 159 p. text as new. Gathering a trio of tales for each of the four seasons, Welch provides readers with 12 stories of young people and the horses in their lives. While some stories emphasize humor, others feature characters facing personal problems, such as handling sibling rivalry,... View more info

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The Ventures of Vicky

By: White, Constance M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller Id: R46482

Condition: Very Good


Undated possible 1st edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black titles on frt board and backstrip. Head of frt board and backstrip sunned from chips at head of dj, now in new mylar and will keep this book in good shape going forward. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp. No names, tears or soil within the 192 pp text. Un-clipped, original dust wrapper has chips at frt tips and spine ends, color loss along flap folds. When the gay and irrepressible Vicky Bannister accidentally stumbles on the caravan and its rather mysterious occupant, near the grounds of The Poplars S... View more info

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Pony Pageant

By: White, Sylvia Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, lutterworth Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15617

ISBN: 0718821920

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover, no dj. Not exlib. Light surface wear, corners bumped, 128 pp text tight & bright with name on fep. This is the sequel to Ten Week Stables. Everything is going well for Sarah and Ginette - they, their pupils and ponies are going to take part in a local pageant, but then film star Beulah turns up. She hates animals, is sure she is going to marry the girls' landlord, and is determined to chuck them out of the stables. View more info

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The Perfect Distance

By: Whitney, Kim Ablon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 39721

ISBN: 0375832432

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in mint shape. 256 p. text as well. Seventeen-year-old Francie Martinez rides with one of the best equitation trainers in the country, and works as a groom to pay her way. She's dreamed of winning the Maclay finals, and now that it's her last year to compete the pressure is really on. But just when Francie needs to focus more than ever, everything turns upside down, and soon she's not so sure if winning is really all that important, much less the point. In this fast-paced coming-of-age story, brimming with fascinating details about the competitive horse ... View more info

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To the Mountains By Morning

By: Wieler, Diana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Groundwood Books: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 30779

ISBN: 0888992270

Condition: Fine


As new 2nd printing hardcover, brilliant, sharp pictorial boards in matching dj in new mylar. No names tears or soil in the 32 p. text. Story of two horses living in a rundown riding stable near the Canadian Rockies when the stable is sold to a new owner who is determined to make terrible changes. View more info