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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

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Tears For A Tall Horse

By: Wigley, Ann

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Germany, Pony Club: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19405

ISBN: 8259111446

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy hardcover iwth 153 p. text is in mint shape. Mystery adventure as Pam finds a tall, painfully thin horse and tries to find it's apparently missing owner. The horse isn't the only mystery she has to solve. A young girl is haunting the old manor stables, weeping her misery. Nobody believes Anna's story until one day she makes a startling discovery. View more info

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The Horse and the Huge Hippopotamus

By: Wilkon, Jozef

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Son's Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15930

ISBN: 0460061615

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover has clear tape on backstrip and on inner hinges, 26 p. page block complete and holding fine. Corners bumped and rubbed, text tight, all pages and pocket present. Endearing tale about how good it is to accept yourself and your friends just as they are. View more info

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The Penny Pony

By: Willard, Barbara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Puffin: 1997

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller Id: 16177

ISBN: 0140303073

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 6th printing paperback shows negligible surface wear and soil, 93 p. text appears unread. Cathy and Roger want a real pony more than anything in the whole world! When they spot a pony at the back of the shop, Cathy and Roger decide they must have it. It looks almost real to them; its eyes are bright and lively, and its black coat shines in the sun. Somehow they have to get the money to buy it. But this pony isn't real and it isn't theirs and even after finding a way to buy it, their problems aren't over... An unusual pony story for your collection. View more info

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The Ghost Stallion

By: Williams Laura E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 21410

ISBN: 0805061932

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover is mint, there is a light wrinkle on foot of front cover dj panel, remainder dot on foot of page block, rest of 104 p. text crisp and unmarked. Gift quality. Young reader's story of a girl living with her unloving father who yearns to run away & be free like her mother & the mysterious ghost stallion she watches every night. View more info

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My Favourite Horse Stories

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13962

ISBN: 0718814215

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover, no jacket. Lightly brushed tips, somewhat yellowed spine and head of boards. 160 pp text as new with some nice b/w sketches to begin each story. A selection of 15 short stories about horses. These stories were compiled by Dorian Williams, a famous writer on horse, more so in Great Britain than in the United States. One of the stories included is Scene 7, Act III, of Henry V by William Shakespeare. Some of the stories are abridgments of well known whole books on horses. Author's included are: Colin O'Leary/ Monica Dickens/ Dick Francis/ John Hislop, Leo Tolstoy, Viscoun... View more info

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My Favourite Horse Stories

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, The Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 46354

ISBN: 0600362329

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality paperback is the third printing of the first edition with negligible color loss at periphery from storage. No creases on the glossy color photo illustrated card covers with wrap around art of a pair of bay Clydesdale mares and their foals at pasture. 158 pp text appears unread. Dorian Williams, long known for his association with horses in Britain, presents his choice of favorite horse stories, and Shakespeare, Tolstoy, Monica Dickens and Con O'Leary are only a few of the writers who appear within. There are tales about fox hunting, racing and gymkhanas, a Dick Francis thrille... View more info

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I Rode A Horse of Milk White Jade

By: Wilson, Diane Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Orchard Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42363

ISBN: 0531330249

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition exlib hardcover without a pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pages present. 232 p. Unclipped dj has call tag on spine, displays well in new mylar. Oyuna tells her granddaughter the story of how love for her horse enabled her to win a race and bring good luck to her farmily living in Mongolia in 1285. View more info

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The Pony Twins

By: Wing, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Checkerboard Press: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 11238

Condition: Very Good


Color loss at tips and spine ends, 22 p. text fine. A pair of matching sorrel ponies, Dapper and Gay live in a clover-filled field and decide to run away. A Tip-Top Elf story in rhyme. View more info

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The Horseman's Week-End Book

By: Winter, Gordon

Price: $28.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41370

Condition: Very Good +


Undated circa 1947 published by SEELY SERVICE & Co. LONDON. A tight and bright book of 319 pages, The book is punctuated with charming black and white vignettes at each chapter heading and peppered through the text. This darling little book in brown/tan linen cloth covered boards and photo-reproduced dust wrapper with light surface soil on beige boards. Spine ends bumped but not rubbed, tips still sharp. Foxing on edge of page block but no soil, tears noted within. An impressive little volume, choc-a-block full of a myriad stories. Veterinary Treatment and First Aid, First Aid for the Rider... View more info

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Pony Stories

By: Woodward, Ian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Carousel Books: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15982

ISBN: 0552522112

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear, one faint cover crease on front wrapper, 111 p. text as new. Includes: 1. Pride of Woodbinda, a lovely, agile chestnut fleeing from his brutal owner - Kevin was determined to give the runaway shelter. 2. Brandysnap, Jill's Sweet-tempered pony, had to be sold to save the farm but his wealthy new mistress did not seem to care for him. 3. Omar, the proud Arab circus horse, would submit to no-one until the mystery girl appeared. 4. Heritage, the magnificent, old grey thoroughbred, who came limping into Tess' life one morning to banish her fear of horses and 3 more.... View more info

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Starlight

By: Woody, Regina J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co,: 1956

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller Id: 28010

Condition: Very Good +


Pictorial 6th printing exlib in buckram boards bumped, pocket pulled but all pages present, withdrawn stamped in book and on edge of page block. Tight bright reading copy. Judy receives a fat little Shetland pony from her grandfather for her birthday present when what she really wanted was a big riding horse, but she learns much about horses by driving the pony and by exercising the big stallion Starlight. View more info

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Three Little Horses at the King's Palace

By: Worm, Piet

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 36552

Condition: Very Good +


Possible 1st edition hardcover, tight bright copy with rubbed tips and surface wear on red rear board, white background illust frt cover is bright. One faint H stamp on illust fep, else fine. 64 pp crisp and unmarked. Heavy gauge text. View more info

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Patch The Piebald

By: Wynne, May

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, The Blue Book Co: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2949

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with illustrated paste-on cover pic over cloth covered HB boards/no dj. 132 pg text is tight and bright, corners of boards bumped and lightly rubbed. Story told from the viewpoint of the pony. View more info

Ponies in Secret

By: Young, D.A.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London and Melbourne, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R45688

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality probable first edition in rust cloth with cream titles. 1955 is the only date shown on copyright page. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Former owner's ink name at head of second fep, rest of 224 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Not exlib, no tears or soil in the text. Beautiful color illustrated endpapers fore and aft. Price-clipped, original, color illustrated dj with art that wraps around the whole jacket has a couple of wrinkles on rear panel, chips at lower frt tip and two smaller chips at upper and lower rear. Two chips near both gutters not affecting ... View more info