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Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14034

Condition: Very Good


Revised hardcover in very good jacket. Not exlib. Blue boards with red illustration of Wandy are ever so lightly bumped at spine ends. Innards fine. Price clipped photo-reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Wandy, a Devon moor pony fended for himself until his capture by two children and an Irish groom. During his training many exciting and comic things happened, riding to hounds, the great Pony Show and yet, in spite of a growing pride in his accomplishments, and though he could not help but feel affection for his young master and mistress, he watched for a chance to regain his fre... View more info

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Wandy Wins! More Adventures of Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 15593

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in professionally reproduced dj in mylar shows light surface wear, few micro chips and one closed tear at foot of frt panel. Negligible edge wear to boards, text tight and bright with former owners name on fep. 171 pp. Crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. Ever since Wandy first opened his eyes upon a Devon moor the life of that high spirited pony has been full of adventure. He has become a favorite of those who love the smell of open country and the sound of hoofs. Again the author shows that intimate knowledge of horses and love of the Devon moors that made her first book "Wa... View more info

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Lord Buff and the Silver Star

By: Chamberlain, George Agnew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46399

Condition: Very Good


Very nice copy in black hardcover boards with color loss at bumped spine ends and tips. Not a former library copy. Light age-toning at hinge papers and around periphery of both paste-downs. 117 pp text is crisp and unnarked. Unclipped dj shows wear at tips, 1/2" x 1/2" chip at lower board tip, same size one at head of spine/frt panel corner, and an open crack on same corner midway on backstrip. Both dj flaps and solid cream rear panel are age-toned. Collectible story of a boy, a horse, a girl and a dog. Throw in a "spite fence" and a trotting horse race and you will find... View more info

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The Desert King. Horse Angel Comic Book

By: Chase, Bobbie Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CT, Stabenfeldt: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41125

ISBN: 1933343826

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing very light wear at tips from storage, glossy 48 p. text mint. Faint fade mark from formerly placed price tag on cover (not a sticker pull, barely noticeable, see image). Arabian desert adventure for horse crazy kids. View more info

Chica A Horse Angel Special

By: Chase, Bobbie: Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Stabenfeldt, Inc: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45950

ISBN: 1933343486

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp unmarked realistic style horse comic book style story based on a real-life tale. Negligible surface wear from storage. 24 pp. Beautiful Chica lived a life as a happy and carefree as any horse could wish. She thought her world would always be good, but then one day everything changes. The nice old man who cared for her is gone. In his place is a man who doesn't know anything about horses and who cares about only one thing - having Chica make him rich! But things don't go his way, and soon he neglects Chica completely. Starving and ill from the many wounds on her body, the lovely, g... View more info

Hose Angel 1 Comic Book Ride Into Fear

By: Chase, Bobbie: Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CT, Stabenfeldt, Inc: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45951

ISBN: 1933343117

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp unmarked realistic style horse comic book style story based on a real-life tale. Negligible surface wear from storage. 24 pp. For almost any other girl, a week's riding camp would be a dream come true - but for Lucy Jones, its a nightmare. Sure, she loves horses, but a bad accident has left her terrified of riding and her tormentor is going to be there! But when Lucy overhears two mystery men plotting to kidnap a beautiful Arabian horse, she leaps into action with the help of the mysterious girl, Angelica, with hair of gold and strange powers they follow the kidnappers on a trail fi... View more info

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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Banner: The Pacing White Stallion

By: Chipperfield, Joseph E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1974

Seller Id: R46560

ISBN: 0091101506

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition hardcover in very lightly bumped blue paper covered boards with black spine titles. Gift plate on fep, this book was awarded to a school child for good participation. Edge of 187 page block shows some fly specks on fore-edge, light soil on head of same. Corner clipped dj has a sticker price next to the clipped portion. Jacket shows color loss at tips and spine ends, a bit on flap folds, no chips or tears. White background rear dj panel is grubby and has a b/w photo of the author with his two dogs, a german shepherd and a terrier type. A Navajo India... 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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Horse and the Bad Morning

By: Clymer, Ted; Miles, Miska

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Weekly Reader Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19184

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with slightly age-toned text. 32 p. Adorable tale of an old draft horse, an old hound-dog, a pig, a squirrel and a mouse and how they all attempt to move Horse's barn, just a bit, to give him something new to look at everyday. 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