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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

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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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Flip and the Morning

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46461

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in medium blue cloth covered boards with navy blue spine title and illustration of a goat talking to Flip on the cover. 1st printing was 1951, this is the 6th printing of 1960. Lovely b/w illustrated endpapers show Flip laying down in a field and singing with all his might to the sunrise that is beginning to peer over the edge of his pasture. Unclipped original dust wrapper has one micro 1/4" chip at head of backstrip but none of the title was affected. Also shows a bit of surface soil and a 1/8" closed tear on rear panel, but still displays beautifully. Sin... View more info

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Flip and the Cows

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: CT, Linnet Books: 1989

Seller Id: 46462

ISBN: 0208022406

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in red cloth covered boards with gold spine title 1st printing was 1942, this is the Linnet printing of 1960. Lovely b/w illustrated endpapers show Flip being chased by a black and white dairy cow. Unclipped original dust wrapper has one micro 1/4" chip at head of backstrip but none of the text there was affected. There is some light handling soil on the illustrated, cream background dust wrapper. Flip the colt is terrified of cows and their sharp horns until one day his acrobatics solve the problem and he was never afraid of cows again. View more info

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Flip

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46677

Condition: Near Fine


1962 First printing paperback shows lightly rubbed frt cover fore-edge, slight wave to entire book from storage, else 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.

Price: $45.00

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

Seller Id: R46474

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly bumped at spine ends, tips still sharp. No date of publication listed within. 192 p. clean and bright internally with a partial remnant of a bookplate on fep and a spine crack at pp 64 opposite color plate. Illustrated with 4 color plates by Lionel Edwards. Original, price-clipped color illustrated dust jacket matches the first color plate inside and shows light color loss at tips, spine ends and along front flap fold. Also shows soil on darkened background rear panel that has other offerings from this: Hutchi... 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: $32.00

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

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 17688

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly bumped, slightly cocked. No date of publication listed within. 192 p. clean and bright internally, illustrated with 4 color plates by Lionel Edwards. Beautiful, price-clipped color illustrated dust jacket matches the first color plate inside and shows light color loss at tips, spine ends and along front flap fold. Also shows soil on darkened background rear panel that has other offerings from this: Hutchinson's Chestnut Library. This DJ is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. A racing ... View more info

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Sweepstakes Colt

By: Dent, Cecil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton Limited:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46568

Condition: Good


Straight sharp probable first edition hardcover in buff colored cloth covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Board fore edges are discolored ecru color but there is no musty smells, no mold, etc. 256 page block unaffected and has no names, tears, writing or soil. Price-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully from the front, spine panel is sunned but shows well the wrap around b/w drawing of two race horses, who are neck and neck with the pack behind them. Title still legible on this sunned spine. Few short chips at spine ends, color loss at tips and along flap fold... 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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Black Kettle King of the Wild Horses Famous Animal Stories

By: Denzel, Justin F.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46805

ISBN: 0811648540

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible, gift quality hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Cover shows a black horse galloping across the plains jumping over scrub brush. One micro white spot on upper tip of frt board, solid cream colored rear cover is clean. One marker owner's name on inside frt cover, rest of book is immaculate. 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 cream-colored horse, even it it meant borrowing money from Ron Stryker. To pay Ron back, someone from Follyfoot just had to win... 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 on the unscrupulous owners of the Pinecrest riding stables. Callie knows both sunshine and tears as she solves the mystery s... 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 sorry for her, even if she is a bit trying - until the mystery surrounding her suddenly becomes very real and quite terrifyi... View more info