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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

The Good Luck Colt

By: Eames, Genevieve Torrey; Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner: 1966

Seller Id: R45686

Condition: Very Good


Third printing of the first edition hardcover in color illustrated, white background paper covered boards with a sticker pull near but not affecting the title on frt board. White background sort of yellowed. Rear board has a list of other offerings Spine ends bumped, 3 tips still sharp. 191 pp text is browned but not brittle. No names, tears or soil in the text. Not exlib. Martin takes care of an orphaned colt and plans to train him as a trotter, but his dad, who is busy with his own trotter, wants to train the unregistered colt as a saddle horse. View more info

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The Good Luck Colt

By: Eames, Genevieve Torrey; Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner: 1966

Seller Id: R46586

Condition: Very Good


Third printing of the first edition hardcover in color illustrated, white background paper covered boards with a sticker pull near but not affecting the title on frt board. White background sort of yellowed. Rear board has a list of other offerings Spine ends bumped, 3 tips still sharp. 191 pp text is browned but not brittle. No names, tears or soil in the text. Not exlib. Martin takes care of an orphaned colt and plans to train him as a trotter, but his dad, who is busy with his own trotter, wants to train the unregistered colt as a saddle horse. View more info

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McGovern's Horses

By: Elsen, Tim

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Methuen London Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46595

ISBN: 0413501302

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover (so stated) in green slick paper covered boards with gilt spine title. Not exlib. Tips and spine ends barely bumped, faint foxing on endpapers, rest of 208 pp text is clean, crisp and unmarked. no names, tears or soil. When horse trainer Mike McGovern was offered the chance to buy a brilliant stable of race horses, including the magnificent El Dorado for the knock-down price of 10 million, he did not hesitate. But with the McGovern stables short of cash, there was no alternative but to go to a shady money-lender for the sum, and that meant putting his ... 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 restores Indian pride. 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 destined to be hers, but life is never that simple . 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. Hinges fine on this collectible true tale of a horse crazy little girl who was given a pony named Flash and thereafter became... View more info

Horses In The Valley

By: Fairfax-Lucy, Brian

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1948

Seller Id: R45693

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing of the first edition in red cloth covered boards with black spine title. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, upper tips still sharp but there is some color loss or 'mottling' covering parts of the upper.75" down from head of boards as if something was adhered to it and pulled away, but there is no paper loss, only color missing. No names, tears or soil in the 224 pp text, it is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked, but does show foxing on the edges of the page block only. Not exlib, hinge papers are fine, book is straight and square. Original, un-clipped color illustrated ... View more info

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Horses In The Valley

By: Fairfax-Lucy, Brian

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1948

Seller Id: R46593

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing of the first edition in red cloth covered boards with black spine title. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, upper tips still sharp but there is some color loss or 'mottling' covering parts of the upper.75" down from head of boards as if something was adhered to it and pulled away, but there is no paper loss, only color missing. No names, tears or soil in the 224 pp text, it is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked, but does show foxing on the edges of the page block only. Not exlib, hinge papers are fine, book is straight and square. Original, un-clipped color illustrated ... 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 knew of the existence of Blue Valley and the pure-blooded horses which lived there. For Pitch it meant an unrivaled opportuni... 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 Alec Ramsay's loving domination of the Black saved Satan from a savage death that night. Later the old trainer told Alec, &#... 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 planning. It was the methodical, premeditated scheme of a murderer. Get smart before he kiss all of us! 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-famed Black Stallion to have had the same sire, yet desert records stated that such a horse was dead. Were the records wron... 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

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The Black Stallion and Satan

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1949

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller Id: 30635

ISBN: 039483612X

Condition: Near Fine


13th printing hardcover in blue cloth, with tidy name on fep. Professionally reproduced DJ in new mylar shows light wear at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel, still displays very well. Not exlib. 208 p. Would you consider yourself "the luckiest kid in the world" if you owned and rode the fastest and most acclaimed three-year-old colt in the country? If, with him, you won many famous races, including the Kentucky Derby, and shared his triumphant, star-studded Crown? Or would you, like Alec Ramsay, want something more? Not more fame and public acclaim, but rather ... View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34741

Condition: Very Good +


Nice 19th printing hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with black drawing of The Black on frt board. Small ink drip on foot of page block and a tad at the lower fore-edge of page block that does not affect text. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names or tears. Professionally reproduced unclipped, unpriced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. 19th printing. 229 pp. In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44303

Condition: Very Good +


Nice copy in beige paper covered boards with small 'ding' at foot of frt board, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names, tears or soil. Bright yellow endpps illust with black art of The Black in a horse race. Professionally reproduced unclipped, unpriced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. No indication of which printing it is but definitely a modern and cheap reprint. 230 pp. In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. View more info

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The Black Stallion and Satan

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1949

Edition: 17th Printing

Seller Id: 44304

Condition: Very Good +


Brilliant 17th printing hardcover in rust cloth boards with black illustration of The Black Stallion on the front cover. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj in new mylar shows very light wear at tips, displays well. 208 pp. A race between the Black and Satan is inevitable, but unexpected events put the horses in the path of a raging forest fire. Suddenly, they are racing for their lives. View more info

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The Black Stallion Mystery

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1957

Seller Id: 45647

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing hardcover in beige 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-famed Black Stallion to have had the same sire, yet desert records stated that such a horse was dead. Were the records wrong? ... View more info