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Trails of Destiny

By: Chatham, Larry

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Robert Hale Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46541

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in red paper covered boards with black titles and line drawing of a man on a rearing horse with a lariat in this hand. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Tape marks on red boards from formerly fixed dj. 159 pp text tight and bright without names or tears but an occasional soil spot or fingerprint. Un-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket shows a cowboy on a blue-gray or grulla horse jumping into the air as three more guys on horses come up over the rim to chase him. Book displays well on the shelf with lightly soiled, lightly sunned, light yellow b... View more info

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Ghost Horse Stallion of the Oregon Trail

By: Chipperfield, Joseph E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. LTD.: 1962

Seller Id: R46562

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black spine title. Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Exlib with sticker on frt pastedown from Wheatley Working Men's Club Lending Library. No card pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pages present. 191 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped taupe background illustrated dust jacket shows small chips to tips and spine ends with some color loss along dj flap folds, darkening along spine but title remains legible, no call tags on book or dj backstrip. DJ now in new mylar and displays well. ... View more info

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Dark Fury Stallion of Lost River Valley

By: Chipperfield, Joseph E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46563

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown paper covered boards with black spine title. Spine ends bumped but not rubbed, tips still fairly sharp, small 'ding' at head of both boards. Not exlib. 218 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped taupe background illustrated dust jacket has pen dracing on the D and F in the title. Jacket shows micro chips to tips and spine ends with one larger crescent shaped chip to head of rear panel near gutter but doesn't affect the nice spine horsehead illustration. some color loss along frt dj flap folds, DJ now in new mylar and displays well. After Coeur D'Alene I... View more info

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Clumsy Lucky A Big Time Wonder Book Read-With-Me

By: Church, Elsie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Peter Haddock Ltd:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19704

ISBN: 0710503687

Condition: Very Good


Spine ends bumped, corners still sharp. Glossy pictorial boards clean few indentations on frt cov, frt hinge repaired. 24 p. A very hard to find tale of an accident-prone palomino colt with a squirrel friend. View more info

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Applegate The Story of a Girl and Her Ponies

By: Citroen, Fiona

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Young World Productions, Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9366

ISBN: 0723808759

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hard cover in vg dj showing light corner bumps, illustrated endpps, dj sunned at spine and outer edges, still displays well in new mylar. 156 pp. The story of Madge Summers, a young riding school assistant, who inherits Applegate Riding School, but it's not quite what she imagined. View more info

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The White Horse of Morocco

By: Coatsworth, Elizabeth

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1973

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller Id: R46446

ISBN: 0216895464

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first UK edition hardcover in turquoise paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Tidy ink name at head of fep, else fine, inner hinges fine, no names, tears or soil in the 125 pp text. Original un-clipped dust wrapper has a beautiful color illustration of a white horse surrounded by a man and two children in persian clothing, a turban and billowy pants. Catured by pirates on their way to Genoa on the sailing ship: The Fair American, The captain of the Fair American, Sally and Andrew ended up in Morocco to be brought before the terrible Sultan Moulay... View more info

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Winter Ponies

By: Cockerill, Pamela

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Cannongate Kelpies: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10368

ISBN: 0862414091

Condition: Fine


Glossy, unread revised edition paperback. First Kelpie PB edition. 143 pp. Sheila's hopes of having a pony of her own are dashed when her parents move from the countryside to a seaside town. The thought of a new school, and a long winter ahead without a pony, seems unbearable. Help comes in the shape of a wonderful new friend. Laurie. View more info

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A Collection of Riding Stories

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 24467

ISBN: 0600570975

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy, straight and sharp reprint hardcover with lightly bumped spine ends. 188 p. James Herriot: The Draught Horse/ Elizabeth Goudge; The Little White Horse/ Brian Forbes; The Olympics/ K M Peyton; Problems/ Ruth Ainsworth; The Phantom Roundabout/ Jonathan Swift; In The Land Of The Houyhnhnms/ Robert Moss; The Wild White Pony/ Alan Marshall; I Can Jump Puddles/ Louisa M Alcott; Taming The Colt/ C S Lewis; The Horse and His Boy/ Margaret MacPherson; The Show/ Leo Tolstoy; Yronsky's Race (from Anna Karenina)/ Anna Sewell; A Job Horse and Its Drivers/ Christine Pullein-Thompson; ... 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. Somerville and Martin Ross and Others 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 challenge Marigold, the stuck up snob who snubbed her in school. But spring and Mr. Flower's grandson are almost here, Janet... View more info

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Silver Snaffles

By: Cumming, Primrose

Price: $150.00

Publisher: England, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1937

Seller Id: 46600

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth hardcover with white title on front board and gilt title on spine. Light color loss to bumped (not rubbed) tips. The cloth on the backstrip shows a couple of dents and one micro break in the cloth that is barely noticeable. Former owner's address label on upper tip of fep, 460 page heavy gage ecru text is tight and bright, inner hinges fine. Originally published in 1937, this is an undated copy with a dedication page after the copyright page that is imprinted by the publisher, To Madeline Percival with the author's love. I don't recall seeing this page in other copies I have ha... 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 out to rescue a pit-pony from a destiny that seems far too much like his own. 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

Plough Penny Mystery

By: Davis, Lavinia R

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Collins: 1949

Seller Id: 46449

Condition: Very Good


Nice solid 4th printing hardcover in butternut cloth covered boards with brown spine title. 249 pp text is tight and bright, hinges fine, no markings within. Unclipped (and unpriced) color illustrated jacket is a professional reproduction that shows chips to four corners of frt panel, the one at head of spine, took most of the first title word then wraps around to head of rear gutter and outward 1.5". Connie Ware felt very glum. What a wash-out Larry Maine, the new neighbor, had turned out to be. Thirteen, her own age, he was beyond doubt a sissy. Imagine being afraid of horses! But C... 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 own pony--the half-starved pinto Papoose--and she begins to discover how exciting life can be at an Army post. 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 cattle rustlers and reclaim his horse, Lightning. 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 found himself the owner of a horse... but what a horse! Was this the answer to his request? 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