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The Black Stallion and the Girl

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1971

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 28921

ISBN: 0394836146

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Gift dedication and date on fep, small closed tear (like a poke) on cover. 196 p text browning but not brittle, tight crisp and unmarked. Alec Ramsey has a hard time persuading his partners to retain the girl he hires as a trainer and an even harder time convincing them to let her race the Black Stallion when Alex is suspended as a jockey. 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 trium... View more info

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The Island Stallion's Fury

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1951

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller Id: 31504

ISBN: 0590328727

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 10th printing hardcover in clean beige cloth boards with black illustration of The Black Stallion on the backstrip. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj in new mylar has a triangle chip at head of front panel, just taking the upper edge of the letter S in Stallion with it, still displays well. 243 p. 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 existe... 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 c... View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1953

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller Id: 41483

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous 12th printing hardcover in red cloth with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No names, tears or soil within but faint soil at lower fore edge of page block. 305 p with light age toning on endpps. Price clipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well despite some small chips at extrems. The tall stallion broke out of his paddock, hurled forth his screaming challenge, and attacked Satan, in an adjoining paddock. Only Henry Dailey's alert... 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 Sta... 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-fam... View more info

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The Black Stallion

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1968

Seller Id: 45787

Condition: Good


Stated first printing hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with art matching the dj as shown. Corners rubbed, head of spine pulled 1", 241 pp text is crisp and unmarked. No illustrations except the ones on the endpapers. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this classic volume in good shape. View more info

The Black Stallion Picture Book

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1979

Seller Id: 46000

ISBN: 0590318020

Condition: Very Good


First Scholastic paperback in illustrated card covers showing color loss along gutters and periphery. Small sticker pull near lower edge. Former owner name at head of fep. 62 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Charming book is loaded with color photos from the movie. View more info

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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