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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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The Winning Colt

By: Floethe, Louise Lee

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Sterling Publishing Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46801

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in beige cloth with brown horse/rider holding trophy on cover, brown titles on backstrip. Corners and spine ends sharp, cloth bright and unsoiled. 91 pp text tight w/one lovely adhesive label pasted on inside cover reminding folks to return this book to the owner. Unclipped original dust wrapper illustrated in soft hues of pink and green show a line drawing of a horse show including a riding jumping a triple bar oxer in the show ring, and all the goings on outside the rail of spectators, other competitors, trailers, crowds, horses standing round in plaid blankets wait... 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

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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