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Stranger at Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23520

ISBN: 033025345X

Condition: Very Good


Nice reprint paperback with color loss at tips of dark background cover, 127 p. text appears unread. 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 terrifying. View more info

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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 Hal. Carbine is a story about a race horse and finally, Mother Goose is a tale about a circus horse. 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

Dark Horse

By: Doty, Jean Slaughter

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R45692

ISBN: 0688017037

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in red paper and cream cloth covered boards with red spine title. Tips and spine ends bumped, shelf wear at foot of frt board tip only with board showing, 3 other tips are not rubbed through. There is glue residue on both pastedowns from formerly adhered dj flaps, this is a clean exlib with most of the usual markings, except there is no call tag on the spine of the dj. The 122 pp text is complete, with card pocket and all pages present. The beautiful color illustrated jacket art wraps around the entire book and shows a girl on a gorgeous bay horse ... View more info

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Free and Easy

By: Downey, Fairfax

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons and The Junior Literary Guild: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46564

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with black spine title and black line drawing of a woman riding side-saddle on the frt cover. Exlib with no call tags on original, unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar that shows a woman riding a horse side-saddle on the beach. Rep removed, tape marks on both book pastedowns and dj flaps. School name embossed into title page with little holes. Solid rear dj panel shows one light spot of color loss, nary any wear on spine ends or jacket tips. School stamp on three sides of 188 page block. After Stella rescues the young filly from the sea... View more info

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Half a Team

By: Drury, Maxine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46582

Condition: Very Good


First edition (so stated) hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black spine title and line drawing of a horse on frt board. Lower tips and spine ends bumped showing color loss but no rub through. 184 pp text is tight, bright and unmarked. Unclipped original glossy color illustrated dust wrapper has a color drawing of a girl leading a grey horse with another one following in front of a red bard and before a bright yellow background. Small chips at board tips, several short closed tears at head of dj with light color loss along dj folds and a bit grubby on off white background rear panel... View more info

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High Hurdles

By: Duncombe, Frances

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46327

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing hardcover in salmon/red cloth with white titles and line drawing of a girl standing at a horse' drooped head. Tips and spine ends are sharp, no shelfwear and shows well. Professionally reproduced, unclipped dj in new mylar shows a 1/4" x 1/2" chip at head of back panel., Small chip at dj upper flap fold and a miniscule chip at foot of frt panel. The 249 pp text is crisp and unmarked. 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 with his beautiful granddaughter, Clai... 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

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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The American Girl Book of Horse Stories

By: Editors of American Girl Magazine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1963

Seller Id: 46703

Condition: Very Good


Solid gift quality hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. Illustrated endpapers show a large close up of a girl's charm bracelet in green and black, tidy former owner's name/date at head of fep, no other marks found within the 183 pp text. Crisp, collectible hardcover showing light yellowing to white background covers that have a drawing by Sam Savitt of a blond teenager riding a chestnut horse with a large blaze on its face. American Girl Library. Contents: Danger Rides the River Road / Beautiful and Free / Fiesta Parade / A Tou... 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: $12.00

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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Katy's Exmoor The Story of an Exmoor Pony

By: Eveleigh, Victoria

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Devon, England, Tortoise Publishing: 2003

Seller Id: 46754

ISBN: 0954202104

Condition: New


Gift quality glossy color illustrated paperback in new condition. 96 pp text is crisp and unmarked. On her ninth 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