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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

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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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Michael The Colt

By: Garbutt, Katharine K.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company - The Riverside Press: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46389

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with brown title on cover along with a circle that shows a girl laying on her tummy reading and the words Nursery Books. There are peach colored spots and speckles more on the head of boards, and less towards the board feet. Darling illustrated endpapers, fore and aft show a pasture of broodmares watching their foals, frolicking and bouncing around. There is a hint of finger soil on a few of the preliminary pages, and a spot of lighter blue sky and ghosting from an erased pencil mark on the rear end paper, the rest of the 38 pp text bloc... View more info

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Scotty's Mare

By: Gard, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46450

Condition: Good


Solid, exlib first edition reading copy in illustrated rusty red buckram cloth boards that show rub through cloth at four tips and both spine ends. Pocket pulled but all 152 pages present. Page block is tight with some finger soil, hinge papers are fine, no tears seen in the text. Former owner's handwriting on frt pastedown. All there but not pretty. However, the unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper looks VG in shades of browns, black, and cream is unique as it has the appearance of some old paper, nailed onto a wooden wall with the edges of paper curling and with chips and tears at ... View more info

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Devil Red

By: Gard, Robert E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46388

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first edition (so stated) in rust cloth boards that are splotchy, have some discoloration, tips and spine ends sharp. Whited out name on fep, else as new. Not exlib. 121 pp text is crisp, tight and bright. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper shows a truly red horse rearing in a paddock as a cowboy stands back with a pail of grain to catch him. Red isn't having any of it. Backstrip of dj slightly sunned but title remains legible. There are a couple micro chips at head of backstrip that you really have to look closely to see. No tears, open or closed. DJ displays very ... View more info

Scotty's Mare

By: Gard, Robert E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46424

Condition: Fair


Solid, exlib first edition reading copy in green cloth boards that show tape stains on cloth, spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp but there is heavy shelf wear at lower tips & foot of spine and half of the board feet rubbed through with boards showing. Pocket and all 153 pages present with tape marks & handling soil on endpprs. Page block is tight and clean, hinge papers are fine, no major soil, no tears seen in the text. All there but not pretty. However, the unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper looks VG in shades of browns, black, and cream is unique as it has the appearance of som... 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." "Marooned!" gloated Susan. "Marooned on Pony Island! 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 liked, as she turned this way and that. But there came no answering neigh, and soon she realized that an even worse catastro... 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! Georgie soon forgot the gypsy's warning. Then King Toby, her beautiful cat disappears, and the search for him leads the childre... 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?" panted Susan, slackening speed. "They heard something, in the lane, I suppose!" Georgie stopped. "It wasn't somebod... 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 quite weak with anxiety as they made themselves run across the rough ground which lay beyond the orchard, keeping to the directio... 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? who put the moon up there? 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 children were full of excitement. Most of all they wanted to see Danny Boy the wonderful performing pony. The story tells what ... View more info