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Golden Mare

By: Corbin, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Weekly Reader: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42617

Condition: Very Good


122 p. reprint paperback with light crease at foot of rear cover. Tidy name on fep. Magic, the golden mare, was to Robin the most beautiful horse in the world. That others saw her as an old horse without much time to live was no concern of his. View more info

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22 Striking Stories About Horses & Men

By: Creamer, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44259

Condition: Near Fine


A wonderful hardcover copy in gift and collectible condition with sharp tips and spine ends. Lovely illustrated endpapers in brn/white. 309 pp compilation with an intro by Creamer. Many authors included about horse racing, foxhunting. Professionally reproduced dj shows small chip at lower fore edge of frt bd and another at foot of spine w/no loss to text. DJ displays well in new mylar. No names, tears or soil in the book. John Taintor Foote, David Gray, E.OE. Somervil... View more info

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The Snow Pony

By: Crompton, Anne Eliot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29209

ISBN: 0671785079

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear at tips of cover, internally fine. Moving to a small Massachussetts town and finding it hard to make friends, thirteen-year-old Janet takes a job with Mr. Flower, "the mad hermit of Winterfield," helping him tame and care for a wild pony named Pearl, a surprise gift for his adored grandson who will visit in the spring. Janet knows nothing about horses but Mr. Flower teaches her and Janet helps turn Pearl into a beautiful, glossy pet. Now she's ready to... View more info

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Silver Snaffles

By: Cumming, Primrose

Price: $138.00

Publisher: England, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34887

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth hardcover with white title on front board and gilt title on spine shows surface soil and bumped tips. Name on fep. 1st edition, 2nd printing (First issued Aug 1937, this is the November printing, three months later). Heavy gage ecru text is tight with occasional finger soil in the margins, inner hinges fine. Scarce professionally reproduced pictorial DJ in new mylar shows small chips and color loss but still displays well. 160 pp. Illustrated with 25 full... View more info

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The Ginger Horse

By: Daly, Maureen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38981

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hard boards with moderate shelf wear on extremities. 89 pp. of clean text without noticeable soil or markings; color illustrated title page with b&w illustrations throughout. The story centers around a mining family in Duneen, Scotland. While they are a hardworking bunch there is one member of the family, their 12-yr old son Rob, who hopes more than anything to avoid working in the mines along side his father. While figuring out his own dilemma, he also sets ... View more info

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Pecos Bill Finds A Horse

By: Darling, Kathy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24473

ISBN: 0811640477

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends in clean white background boards with tidy gift dedication on fep, else as new. 40 p. In need of a mount, Pecos Bill first tries a wildcat and a bear, then ends up with a legendary mustang. View more info

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Shrimp Harris

By: Davy, Colin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1946

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 34584

Condition: Good


Poss 1st edition, only date is 1946 on copyright page. Solid hardcover in splotchy blue cloth boards, tips bumped but not rubbed. Gift dedication on fep, text tight and bright. 282 p. untrimmed at edges. The action packed tale of the life of a young red haired boy who begins with ponies, then foxhunting and ends up a jockey. View more info

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Blue Ribbons for Meg

By: de Leeuw, Adele

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1968

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller Id: 22647

Condition: Fine


Time capsule copy, no creases, 116 p. text appears unread. 1st edition, 6th printing softcover. "'I don't want to see your pony! I don't want to live with horses and Indians.way out here! I wish I'd never come!' No wonder Meg is upset. What could be less like her quiet Boston home than a rugged U.S. Cavalry Post! And here she must live with her cousins for a year! To Meg who loves to read and knit, life at bustling Fort Miles is strange indeed. Then Meg gets her ow... View more info

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Slim Evans and his Horse Lightning

By: Dean, Graham M

Price: $28.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishers: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2853

Condition: Good


Solid 1st edition hardcover in orange paper covered boards with black title. Paper at spine ends chipped. Illustrated boards are bumped and rubbed w/ yellowing text. 251 p. Both inner hinge papers split, but text is tight. Slim Evans receives a secret letter and becomes a cattle detective. While he is investigating, shots are fired and his horse Lightning is stolen. He meets up with a man who has also received a secret letter, and they join together to investigate the ... View more info

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The Horse Who Loved Picnics

By: Dengler, Sandy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Moody Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8904

ISBN: 0802435890

Condition: Very Good


Very good, first edition paperback with lightly brushed tips, 123 pp text fine. Book #3 in the Pioneer Adventures Series. 13 year old Daniel really wanted his family to move to Arizona. After all, their best friends, the Carsons, were moving there. And times were hard in Texas anyway. Matt Carson told Daniel to "lay out a fleece' about the situation. Daniel agreed to do this and asked God to give him a horse if he was to move to AZ. Not too long after, Daniel f... View more info

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Tumble The Story of a Mustang

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1966

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller Id: 23303

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 7th printing paperback with surface soil from storage mostly on rear cover and one spot on last page affecting no text or illustration. 48 p. Children's tale of the beginnings of how horses came to North America by the Spaniards, a little about wild horse behavior and man's attempts to catch and tame horses for pleasure and profit. View more info

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Flip and the Morning

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1974

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller Id: 37213

ISBN: 0670050105

Condition: Good


1st edition, 4th printing paperback showing surface wear from storage, spine paper cracked from a sideways bend, a diagonal crease on lower cover edge. 63 pp neat and unmarked. Since Flip the colt is an early and noisy riser, Willy, the goat devises a plan to get Flip away from the barnyard so that the rest of the animals can sleep. View more info

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Flip

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1969

Edition: 20th Printing

Seller Id: 41737

Condition: Very Good


Light color loss at tips, internally crisp and bright w/tidy name on inside cover. 64 pp. This is Flip. He wants to jump over that brook. But he can't. Every time he tries to jump, he falls in--S-P-L-A-S-H! Flip tries so hard, he gets tired. He falls asleep----and then guess what happens? View more info

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Flip

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1966

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller Id: 44566

Condition: Good


Light color loss at tips, two tiny bits of cello tape, one at foot of spine, one on a closed tear at head of rear panel. internally crisp and bright. No names tears or soil. 64 pp. This is Flip. He wants to jump over that brook. But he can't. Every time he tries to jump, he falls in--S-P-L-A-S-H! Flip tries so hard, he gets tired. He falls asleep -and then guess what happens? View more info

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Head High, Hands Low A Story of Horses, Ponies and Riders

By: Dent, Captain C.H.; Illust Lionel Edwards

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books for Young People:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 17688

Condition: Very Good


Brown boards very lightly bumped, slightly cocked, now in plastic sleeve. No date of publication noted, possibly first edition. 192 p. clean and bright internally, illustrated with 4 color plates by Lionel Edwards. A racing horse named Brassbound helps to restore the health of four children after their war experiences in Germany. T he scene shifts from stable to hunting field, from race meetings to Christmas. By the author of 'The Copper Horse'. View more info

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King of the Wild Horses (Formerly Published as: Black Kettle, King of the Wild Horses)

By: Denzel, Justin F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CT, Xerox: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 11995

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with light wear at tips, 48 pp text browned but not brittle. A wild black stallion, coveted by all who see him, is protected from capture by an Indian youth. View more info

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Dora at Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15980

ISBN: 0330231995

Condition: Near Fine


Revised paperback showing light wear and color loss at tips, 136 p. text tight and bright. By the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens comes this fun series for young horse lovers, a new story based on the Yorkshire Television series. "Don't buy any horses". It was easy for the Captain to lay down rules before he went away to convalesce leaving Dora and Steve in charge. But rules are made to be broken and Dora knew she must buy Amigo, the rangy scarred cre... View more info

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Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15981

ISBN: 0330028812

Condition: Very Good +


Light surface wear, cover a bit matte instead of glossy, one cover crease on rear wrapper, text tight and browning but not brittle. By the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens, an original story based on the Yorkshire Television series. Life can never be dull for young Callie or her family. There is always so much to do on the farm - tending unwanted horses, providing mounts for film companies, schooling ponies, helping unlucky holidaymakers and keeping a wary eye ... View more info

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Stranger at Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16011

ISBN: 0434934534

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in original price-clipped dust wrapper in mylar. Slight curl to head of rear dj from storage, 132 p. text as new. From the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens comes another tale in the Follyfoot adventures, based on the Yorkshire Television series. With the Colonel away from Follyfoot, the home of rest for horses is left in the hands of Dora and Steve. When a young girl with a mysterious past arrives it makes life extra complicated. Everyone is... View more info

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Stranger at Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23520

ISBN: 033025345X

Condition: Very Good


Nice reprint paperback with color loss at tips of dark background cover, 127 p. text appears unread. From the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens comes another tale in the Follyfoot adventures, based on the Yorkshire Television series. With the Colonel away from Follyfoot, the home of rest for horses is left in the hands of Dora and Steve. When a young girl with a mysterious past arrives it makes life extra complicated. Everyone is sorry for her, even if she is a bi... View more info