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The Quicksilver Horse

By: Digby, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, St. Marin's Press: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 20553

ISBN: 0312660839

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition hardcover exlib shows lightly rubbed and bumped edges with typical call tag on spine of dj, card pocket and all pages present. 94 pp text has a coffee spill on edge of page block, indentations on edge of page block look like teeth marks. Emma Kenner has watched a sickly little foal turn into the beautiful mare she rides in her father's circus, but disaster strikes, bringing her and frightening possibilities for Emma and Silver. View more info

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The Wishing Bottle

By: Dolan, Sheila

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38437

ISBN: 0395284791

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in fine original dj. Not exlib. Light tan cloth covered boards with brown titles and embossed horse in lower corner. Board tips and spine ends sharp. Unclipped dj shows well in new mylar. 81 tight & bright pages with crisp text and no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. Nora never gives up hope for a pony to fill the barn behind her family's house despite the voices of reason that tell her wishing won't make things so. View more info

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Horse Laughs

By: Dolch, Edward W. and Marguerite P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19033

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear, sticker stain on inside cover is not visible on frt cover. Four horse stories adapted from a Dolch Basic Vocabulary Book. 38 p. Yellowed residue from formerly placed sticker on inside cover has lightly conveyed onto the title page. Else unmarked. Includes: Old Red: A story about a cowboy and his trusty cowpony who are happy to have finally caught the big red steer. Prince Hal is a story about famous show jumper Pat Smythe and her mount Prince ... View more info

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The Crumb

By: Doty, Jean Slaughter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Greenwillow Books: 1976

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 43612

ISBN: 0688800351

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine book club edition hardcover in really nice shape, only flaw is a light scratch on rear board. 122 p. text tight and bright text, boards sharp and clean. Weekly Reader Books. A young girl and her pony become involved in the horse show circuit when she gets a job helping out at a nearby stable and riding school. View more info

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Can I Get There By Candleight?

By: Doty, Jean Slaughter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22659

ISBN: 0027326705

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hardcover exlib with all pages and pocket present. Original, unclipped dust wrapper displays beautifully without a spine call tag. 112 p. Young Gail Simmons and her pony befriend a girl from another century. View more info

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High Hurdles

By: Duncombe, Frances

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co: 1946

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 38357

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing dark red hardcover with silver titles is lightly faded and has minimal shelf wear on lower edge otherwise shows well. Professionally reproduced dj is unclipped and in new mylar. The white line is a reflection off the scanner and is not on the actual dj. The 249 tight pages have crisp text and no writing. Debby faces the future with courage when she & her dad have to move because of his new job, everything seems wonderful until Mr. Scrimgoer comes home wit... View more info

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Casey and the General

By: Dundon, Priscilla W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 12893

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback in vg shape. Some light soil, spine crease, 62 pg text is crisp and unmarked. Wonderful story of an overweight girl who finds a unique friend and begins to love herself, care for others, ride horses and loose weight in the process. View more info

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Whimsy the Talking Pony

By: Duval, Sandy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: School Book Fairs Inc.: 1980

Seller Id: 43576

Condition: Good


Not exlilb. Surface worn and soiled illustrated hard cover. 100 pp text fine save for two now unfolded page corners. Solid working copy. Not pretty but all there. Jamie attends a horse auction with his father and choses a pony who spoke to him before his turn at the sales block. He nurses Whimsey back to health and ends up making a friend out of a previous bully and saving a herd of wild mustangs. View more info

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Tree Tall and the Horse Race

By: Evans, Shirlee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Herald Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 15768

ISBN: 0836134141

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover, no dj. One tiny bit of sticker rems at foot of rear cover, else mint, 133 p. unread copy. Grade 5-9 Tree Tall , an Oregon coast Indian boy, becomes a Christian in the tense days of his people's resettlement on a reservation policed by the U.S. calvary. When a settler makes a bet that his stallion can beat any local horse, offering a bred mare as a prize, Tree Tall strikes a bargain to ride a speedy bag of bones; earns the mare's foal; and resto... View more info

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Katy's Exmoor The Story of an Exmoor Pony SIGNED

By: Eveleigh, Victoria

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Exmoor, England, Tortoise Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 32365

ISBN: 0954202104

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback double signed on title page by author and illustrator, "Best Wishes Tortie & Chris". Not signed to anyone in particular, it is in perfect condition for gift giving. 96 p. with a page at the end explaining a little bit of history about the Exmoor pony or "Exmoors". A very special tale for Exmoor pony fans. 'On her 9th birthday, Katy Squires finds a newborn Exmoor foal on the moor above her farm. Katy is sure that the foal is destine... View more info

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Pamela and Her Pony Flash

By: Fachiri, Antonio P.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Ltd: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44680

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with bumped spine ends, tips still sharp. Tidy gift ded on fep. Professionally reproduced full color, unclipped dj in new mylar shows chips at spine ends and soil on rear panel but displays well in new mylar from the frt. Half of the word Pamela and publisher if there was one is missing from the dj back strip. Illust with b/w photos. 62 pp. Last page of text age toned from dj flap laying against it, remainder of text clear. ... View more info

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The Island Stallion's Fury

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1951

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller Id: 21470

Condition: Good


8th printing exlib hardcover re-bound library boards with surface worn but visible image of rearing red horse on cover. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar has a chip at head of ft panel but displays well in new mylar. 243 p. text tight with some fingerprints and a stray pen doodle on blank fep. All pages and pocket present. Steve Duncan and his friend Pitch had discovered a lost world behind the high barrier walls of Azul Island in the Carribean Sea. They alone ... View more info

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The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22722

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in lightly soiled blue cloth boards a tad splotchy on backstrip, bit sunned along outer front board fore-edge. Corners still fairly sharp, 248 p. text fine. Looks good in professionally reproduced color illust dj in new mylar showing light rubs at tips. On the eve of the world-famous Hambletonian harness race at Goshen, NY, Alec Ramsay turned away from the close scrutiny of his old friend, Henry Dailey. Alec was sick with worry and fear. He and ... View more info

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The Horse-Tamer

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22727

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in yellow cloth boards just a tad dull on backstrip. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Inner hinge papers cracked, 175 p. text browned but not brittle and holding fine. DJ in mylar shows wear at tips, closed tear on front dj fold 5" down from head, still displays well with a few unobtrusive check marks next to alternate titles available on rear panel. Alec Ramsey and the Black's trainer Henry Dailey tells the story of Bill Dailey, his older broth... View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Junior Literary Guild: 1953

Seller Id: 23134

Condition: Fair


No date of publication listed on this solid exlib with corners bumped and rubbed, pictorial buckram rebind covers, all pages and pocket present. 305 pg shows some handling soil, couple of small closed tears from page turning, no text affected. Solid working copy in VG professionally reproduced dj in new mylar. The tall stallion broke out of his paddock, hurled forth his screaming challenge, and attacked Satan, in an adjoining paddock. Only Henry Dailey's alertness and... View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23330

ISBN: 0394836138

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback with light surface soil and color loss at tips. 263 p. text is browning but not brittle, has no names, soil or tears. The tall stallion broke out of his paddock, hurled forth his screaming challenge, and attacked Satan, in an adjoining paddock. Only Henry Dailey's alertness and Alec Ramsay's loving domination of the Black saved Satan from a savage death that night. Later the old trainer told Alec, "His attack on Satan took a lot of time and plann... View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns A Storybook Based on the Movie

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24115

ISBN: 0590328727

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing paperback showing surface and edge wear, few splits along spine from a sideways bend, internally fine. 62 p filled with color movie stills. Gorgeous memoir of the movie for all Black Stallion fans! View more info

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The Black Stallion Mystery

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27408

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in light blue cloth, 202 p. text crisp and unmarked, age toning on endpps, corners still sharp, not exlib. Professionally reproduced illust price clipped dj in new mylar shows a tiny chip at frt board fore edge but displays beautifully. When three foreign colts arrived in the US to be sold at the yearling sales, young Alec Ramsay, who was among the first to see them, realized they were worth their weight in gold. They looked enough like his world... View more info

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The Black Stallion's Courage

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1956

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 27410

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. 242 pgs. Book looks fab, beige cloth clean and unmarked, corners show very light wear but remain sharp, spine ends bumped. Text tight and bright. Not an Ex-lib. Color illust dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows wear at tips but displays well. When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec's dreams for the future go up in smoke. To make matters worse, a strong young colt has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in the ... View more info

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Little Black Goes to The Circus

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 28919

Condition: Very Good


Crisp lovely copy with color loss at bumped tips, internally unmarked. 63 p. Little Black, the pony, fails at the circus, but after his young master's encouragement, returns to become a popular success View more info