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Fiesta Colt

By: Farwell, Martha

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company, Inc: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 28728

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards that are soiled, rubbed and sunned on spine. 178 p. text tight and bright. Non-authorial gift dedicaiton in pencil and vintage bookstore sticker on fep dated 1947. Not exlib, no dj. Young teens chapter book horse story with a western theme, set in the Santa Ynez mountains, California near Santa Barbara. Chapters include: The Mysterious Ranch/ Fiesta Saddle/ The Telephone Call/ Cops and Robbers/ Ramon and Christy Disagree/ U... View more info

Lagalag the Wanderer

By: Fenner, Carol

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30090

Condition: Very Good +


Yellow cloth with brown horse and titles on cover. DJ price present but flap clipped slightly with no loss to text. Exlib with all pages and pocket present. 38 p. Lagalag's rope breaks & he wanders away from his home out onto the busy highway. He causes a commotion in a small Filipino village, and then makes his way back to his field. View more info

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Haki the Shetland Pony

By: Fidler, Kathleen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1970

Seller Id: 34

Condition: Very Good


Color pictorial boards. wonderful story, b/w illus. simple shelf rubs on bottom and end of boards. Light soil on cover. Adam Cromarty has been given the new colt Haki, whose mother is the mare on his father's Shetland croft. Adam devotes much care to Haki's Training and a strong sympathy grows up between them. But Adam is leaving school and must go away to earn his living. His father tells him that he must sell Haki at the pony sales and show in Lerwick. Adam and Haki wi... View more info

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Sand Dune Pony Mystery

By: Folsom, Franklin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harvey House: 1960

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 9367

Condition: Good


First edition exlibrary hard cover, no dj. 282 pp text shaken but holding fine. Corners rubbed, pocket removed. Horse story for teens set in the wild west. View more info

Hoofbeats The Great Horse Stories of John Taintor Foote

By: Foote, John Taintor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1950

Seller Id: 33682

Condition: Near Fine


Nice straight sharp hardcover in clay colored cloth boards with red titles. Few light, tiny age spots on backstrip. Internally tight and bright. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in mylar is from the Grossett & Dunlap edition, it shows small chips at corners and spine ends. 243 p. Wonderful collection of 13 horse stories including: Shame On You/ Blister/ A Fowl Disaster/ Two Ringers/ Class/ Salvation/ Tres Jolie/ Ole Man Sanford/ The Look of Eagles/ A Tip In Time/... View more info

Leah's Pony

By: Friedrich, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Boyds Mills Press: 1996

Seller Id: 42509

ISBN: 1563971895

Condition: Very Good


12th printing illustrated heavy library binding but no stamps, no card pocket, all pages present. 32 p. text has a few now-unfolded tips, else VG. Moving tale of a family struggling through a dry, barren growing season almost loosing the family farm. A young girl sells her pony and raises enough money to buy back her father's tractor, which is up for auction, in this story of a Depression era farm. View more info

Leah's Pony

By: Friedrich, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Boyds Mills Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 42510

ISBN: 1563971895

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition hardcover has rubs at tips, 32 p. text fine. Moving tale of a family struggling through a dry, barren growing season almost loosing the family farm. A young girl sells her pony and raises enough money to buy back her father's tractor, which is up for auction, in this story of a Depression era farm. View more info

Kinnakeet and the Lighthouse

By: Fripp, Jon, Valeska and Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, BICAST:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31692

ISBN: 0963825844

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition glossy paperback with yellow, tan and green toned color illustration of horse and lighthouse on glossy soft covers with orange and black lettering. 32 p. text is a tight and clean. No names, not remaindered or exlib. The book offers a unique blend of history and fantasy told through the voices of the wild horses of North Carolina's Outer Banks View more info

Thunder and the Pirates

By: Fripp, Jon, Valeska and Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Bicast: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39896

ISBN: 0970100892

Condition: Fine


1st edition stapled glossy paperback as new inside and out. 32 pp. This lively adventure story, factual in content tells of the last battle of the feared pirate, Blackbeard. Action, suspense, and the friendship between a little girl and a brave horse combine to make this rare story a delight. View more info

The Secret of the Sand

By: Fripp, Jon; Fripp, Valeska; Fripp, Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Bicast: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42916

ISBN: 0970100825

Condition: Very Good


Stapled 1st edition paperback showing a few creases on lower fore edge of frt cover. 32 p tight and bright w/curled tips on first two from storage. An intriguing story of the arrival of Spanish horses on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. View more info

365 Horse Stories

By: Frohlich, Francisca Translated By Challacombe, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Rebo Production Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37431

ISBN: 1901094677

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful 1st edition hardcover in illustrated boards with one small rub on lower tip which has board showing. 237 p. text is tight & crisp with no marks, tears or soil. One cute, very brief horse story for each day of the year. Hefty book for it's size. View more info

Of Women And Horses Essays By Various Horsewoman A GaWaNi Pony Boy Book

By: Gawani Pony Boy & Various Contributors, Ruth Berman Editor in Chief

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Bowtie Press: 2000

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 31989

ISBN: 1889540528

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 4th printing hardcover in black cloth with bright gilt titles, no names, tears or soil anywhere. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a slight curl to upper edge of frt panel and some yellowing on white background. 176 p. text clean and bright. An illustrated survey of great horsewomen introduces women from all walks of life as they explore their love of horses. View more info

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Pony Island

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 13985

Condition: Good


Revised paperback with barely brushed tips, spine cocked, 128 p. text tight and bright. Nice glossy pictorial cover. The sky grew darker than ever. The waves swelled to and fro. Suddenly there was a low, angry roar and Spot threw up his head. Georgie tried to quiet him. "A water spout!" said Gerry with chattering teeth. "No," said Tough. "Can't you see? The river's in spate. Look how it's racing over the causeway. We're cut off." "Maro... View more info

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Ponies and Mysteries

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14002

Condition: Very Good


Revised paperback with light surface wear, 166 pp text browned but not brittle. She stopped. She was addressing thin air - or rather, thick air, as the mist was now quite dense. Spot had vanished! This was too much. She pictured her trusting pony, lame and far from home, wandering across the barren moor, to be seized, perhaps, by gypsies who would sell him, or else to join a moorland herd and go wild. 'Spot - - Spot!' she called, and made the funny horse noises he ... View more info

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Ponies and Holidays

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15989

ISBN: 000690825X

Condition: Near Fine


Barely brushed tips, 128 p. text tight and bright. Nice glossy pictorial cover. A sequel to A Pony of Your Own. Second sight.... "There's much to be gone through," said the old gypsy at the station. "I see things lost and things found." But little did Georgie know what adventures lay ahead. The train was coming, brining Patience and Susan for the summer. What fun they were going to have, riding their ponies all over the moors, all summer long! Geo... View more info

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The Vanishing Pony

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Armada: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15990

ISBN: 0006906990

Condition: Good


Revised paperback with light surface wear, name on fep, slightly wavy 124 p. text. "Georgie! Georgie! The ponies are running away! I can just see them, heading for the old Priory, They're making for that field where the pony called Kitty disappeared!" The girls felt quite weak with anxiety as they made themselves run across the rough ground which lay beyond the orchard, keeping to the direction their ponies had taken. "What started them off?" pante... View more info

The Vanishing Pony

By: Gervaise, Mary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45649

ISBN: 0006906990

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards showing light surface wear and soil, spine slightly cocked. Book appears 'splotchy' due to scan resampling, is not so in actuality. 150 p. text is tight and bright with one color frontispiece illustration, none in text. "Georgie! Georgie! The ponies are running away! I can just see them, heading for the old Priory, They're making for that field where the pony called Kitty disappeared!" The girls felt quit... View more info

Gertie the Horse Who Thought and Thought

By: Glendinning, Margarite

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34019

Condition: Good


Tight exlib hardcover in rust illustrated buckram cloth boards with black and white drawing of boy standing next to a horse in harness. Tips bumped but not majorly rubbed. 88 p. text shows finger soil, all pages and pocket present. Probable first edition, no other dates listed. Gertie is an almost middle-aged cart horse, who looks sensible and king. Inside, however, Gertie has the curiosity bump of a colt. She always wonders: why does the wind blow? why are rocks hard... View more info

Danny Boy The Picture Pony

By: Goudey, Alice E. Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $375.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44450

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition with letter A on copyright page. A lovely book in yellow cloth with red illustration on frt bd and title on spine. Slight foxing on rear board. 95 p text crisp and bright, hinges fine, no noted foxing, no names, tears or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows very light wear at tips, color loss at flap folds, tiny closed tears at gutter edges of frt panel. The carnival was coming to Pleasantville and the ch... View more info

Horses, Dogs and Men an Anthology of Stories About Them

By: Gray, Charles Wright Compliled by

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33808

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in orange cloth sunned on back strip and a bit on head of frt board. Tips slightly bumped but not rubbed, 336 p. text is tight and bright. A lovely compilation from the likes of Beckford, Terhune, Tarkington, Walpole, Galsworthy, Abdullah and others. Fabulous fireside reading for any sportsman or woman. Super uncommon title. View more info