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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

ISBN: 0394806131

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

ISBN: 0394821947

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

ISBN: 0394806107

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

ISBN: 0340778660

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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The Black Stallion Picture Book

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1979

Seller Id: 46869

ISBN: 0590318020

Condition: Very Good


First Scholastic paperback in illustrated card covers showing color loss along gutters and periphery. 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/ 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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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/ Spirit Dope/ The Big Train/ Old Pastures. View more info

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Hoofbeats The Great Horse Stories of John Taintor Foote

By: Foote, John Taintor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1950

Seller Id: 46731

Condition: Very Good


Straigh reprintt hardcover in blue 'tweedy' paper covered boards with light color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Internally tight and bright with name on half title page. Inner hinge papers are fine. Top edge of 243 page block is dyed red, fore-edge untrimmed. Unclipped (and unpriced) color illust dj is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in good shape going forward. A splendid 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/ ... 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