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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

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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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The Black Stallion and the Girl

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1971

Seller Id: 46275

ISBN: 0394921453

Condition: Good


Exlib hardcover in illustrated buckram cloth covered boards with rubbed tips and spine ends. 196 page text is tight and bright with marked out school name on title page and occasional light smudge in margins of text but nothing obscured. Call tags neatly removed from backstrip. Navy lettered spine title rubbed but legible. Solid working copy, all there but not pretty. 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's Sulky Colt

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46329

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in bright, clean turquoise cloth boards with white title and black running horse and author name on backstrip. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Former owner name and small sticker pull on cream front end paper, 248 pp text is fine. Book displays well 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 Bonfire, the second son of the Black Stall... View more info

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The Black Stallion's Filly

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46594

Condition: Very Good


First printing (so stated) hardcover in rust cloth covered boards with black spine title. Boards and spine cloth is lightly surface soiled. 309 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. No names, tears or soil. Hinge papers are fine. Unclipped, unpriced color illustrated dust jacket has small rubs or chips at all tips and edges of sunned spine ends with no loss to book title or publisher there. 1" closed tear and wrinkles at foot of frt gutter on dj sounds worse than it looks. When Henry buys the first daughter of the Black, Black Minx, he finds that the potential De... View more info

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The Black Stallion

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1975

Seller Id: 46730

Condition: Good


4th printing paperback with a watermark at head of book near glued spine. White background book cover is lightly age-toned and has a diagonal crease on the frt. It is illustrated with a black silhouette of "The Black" standing and looking perhaps out to sea, the sky behind him is red and white with a grey arch around this illustration, with black titles to complete the image. TX1913 imprinted on cover by publisher. 241 pp text is crisp and browning but not brittle. No names or tears and the book is not an exlib. The first book in Walter Farley's reknown series of a black arabian s... 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/ Ups and Downs/ Felices Pascuas/ The Enchanted Horse Ranch/ El Gaucho/ The Hidden Corral/ Vacation for Aunt Winnie/ Ramon and G... 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 win first prize in the colts' class at the show and a Mr. Wiggins who turns out to be a circus owner offers a good price for Ha... View more info

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The Stallion From The Sea

By: Fidler, Kathleen

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46575

Condition: Very Good


Probable first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards with light blue spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Tiny ink former owner name at head of frt pastedown, rest of 188 pp text is crisp but shows foxing on edges of page block and rear end paper, remainder unmarked. Book is not an exlib. Only date listed anywhere is 1953 on copyright page. Unclipped dj in mylar shows chips and creases on full color illustrated backstrip and front panel but displays well in new mylar. Misfortune comes to Ballakeayn the night young Tom Quilliam and his cousin Es... 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