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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

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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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

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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 where there is fresh water, thinking it would sooth the horses injury, she forgets why her father said the canyon was called The ... 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 wasn't a haven of tranquility. One of the ranch hands was involved in a treacherous scheme that could destroy the ranch and th... 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, but is underfed and often lonely until she meets the Tuckers, a family of trick riders. When Peggy loses her job (and Chie... 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 fine form. Young Jill, a thirteen-year-old girl helps out at Miss Van's riding club, but she is not a member. She spends all ... View more info

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Wildfire

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: MK46649

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in somewhat 'splotchy' red cloth covered boards with black title & author name on cover and backstrip. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends rubbed, text tight and brown but not brittle, inner hinge papers are fine. Pencil former owner's name/date on on fep. Includes scenes from the photoplay. A Goldwyn Picture. Wildfire is a race horse. Horse hunter Lin Sloan never wanted anything more than the wild stallion he called Wildfire. Lucy Bostil found the horse and the unconscious man who had roped him. She saved both their lives and took Sloan's heart in the process. Now another man w... View more info

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The Ponies Camped Too

By: Griffin, Rosemary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46387

Condition: Good


Delightful story in very colorful glossy hard boards showing 7 teen-agers properly outfitted in jodpurs and paddock boots trekking or trail riding ponies on the hills. Spine ends bumped and rubbed. Tips are still sharp showing light color loss. 93 pp text is tight and clean with light age-toning at periphery, inner hinge papers are fine. Part of The Summit Library by Blackie & Son. 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 strange because Jenny is afraid of horses. Jenny's famous circus ride is a real surprise to her and to all of the neighborhoo... 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 Nationalist relatives, he learns to understand many sides of the conflict. View more info