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Indian Two Feet and His Horse

By: Friskey, Margaret

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scholastic 1967:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 12532

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated 1st edition soft cover w/rubbed spine and corners, also one small abraded are showing color loss on cover. 48 page text tight and browning but not brittle. Few tiny closed page edge tears from turning. There is nothing Little Indian Two Feet wants more than his own horse. But in order to have a horse you have to catch one and tame it. Indian Two Feet is too young to do all of this by himself. Sadly, the boy wanders into the forest, and there he comes upon ... View more info

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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

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Little Vic

By: Gates, Doris

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1963

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller Id: 29905

Condition: Very Good +


9th printing hardcover exlib with all pages and pocket present. Yellow hardcover with brown colt on frt board. Story of Jonathan Rivers who loves a race horse named Little Vic and his determination to become a jockey. View more info

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

The Horse Trap

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38901

Condition: Good +


Green heavy buckram library rebind w/illustrated frt cover matching art on VG unclipped dj in new mylar. 160 p. Some moderate wear at tips and finger soil in text, pocket pulled but all pages present, no page tears. DJ is a professional reproduction that displays very well w/out library call tags on backstrip. Deb's parents are in Honolulu and have left her in charge of the farm including a pregnant mare w/an injured hock. When Deb leads the mare down into a canyon wher... View more info

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Double Standards

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Ace Tempo Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39764

ISBN: 0448156989

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition paperback cover has very light color loss at extrems from storage, internally crisp and bright. 150 pp. If honesty is supposed to be the best policy, why are people so deceitful? Everybody seems to stretch the truth when it suits their purpose. But when Sis found out that her dad was involved in real estate frauds she was devastated and decided to spend the summer working on her uncle's ranch where she would have time to think. But the Tanbark Ranch w... View more info

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Heads Up!

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1969

Seller Id: 43531

Condition: Fair


Reading copy illustrated softcover wrapper chipped at spine ends, reinforced with clear cello tape. 156 pp text tight and age toned but not brittle. Exlib with school stamp on title page but no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Not pretty but all there and not falling apart. Peggy, an orphan girl, pays for her keep by showing the difficult Appaloosa jumper, Chief, on the California fair circuit for the horse's owner, Mr. Mac. Peggy doesn't mind the hard work... View more info

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Jumping Jack

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $67.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45789

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing retired church library hardcover in green cloth with horse silhouette in circle on frt cover. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Fep removed, tape marks on endpps. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Cover illust by Sam Savitt and besides one jumping course design, there are no other internal drawings. 160 page text crisp with a few stamps. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in fi... View more info

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A Ride for Jenny

By: Griffith, Valeria

Price: $18.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 21472

Condition: Fair


1st edition exlib hardcover in shelf worn red cloth boards, 158 pg text tight with some fingerprints on slightly rippled pages, red bleed from cloth on bottom of 1st few pages, all pages and pocket present. DJ rear flap upper corner clipped. Jenny had lived in Star Center for a whole week and already felt at home. She had made friends and was filled with ideas when invited to visit a ranch in Colorado. She thought a circus bareback ride would be a good idea which is s... View more info

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Horse in the Clouds

By: Griffiths, Helen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15055

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with gilt titles has bumped spine ends, tips still sharp, owners name/addy on fep. DJ shows edge wear and small bits of loss at very tips but displays well in new mylar. 124 pp. Martin helps to capture the wild skewbald mare and wants to keep her chestnut colt for his own, but the wily pampas mare and the herd stallion help release the whole band from captivity. View more info

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The Last Summer Spain 1936

By: Griffiths, Helen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30983

ISBN: 0823403610

Condition: Near Fine


1st American edition straight, sharp hardcover in rust cloth with bit of foxing on edge of page block. Original, unclipped illustrated jacket with picture of Eduardo and the old mare, Gaviota, in the streets of Madrid is slightly sunned on spine. 152 p. Events, including the massacre of his father, force Eduardo to roam the countryside on the Gaviota, a retired mare his father rode in Bullfighting. He survives for two months in the midst Spanish Civil War. Unlike his ... View more info

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Flying Changes

By: Gruen, Sara

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, HarperTorch: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42372

ISBN: 0060790954

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover with light color loss at tips. 371 pp crisp and unmarked. Twenty years after her competitive riding career died, Annemarie Zimmer worries that her relationship with the man she loves is off course, and fears that daughter Eva's own dreams of Olympic glory will carry her far from home ... and into harm's way. When the teenage Eva is invited to audition for a world-class trainer, Annemarie realizes that she must give Eva a chance to soar. But when ... View more info