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The Indian Horse Mystery

By: Adrain, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 4310

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated 1st edition orange cloth hardcover with bumped corners and expected ex-lib imperfections. No dj, 126 pp text is tight and bright. While Yakima Indian, Jim, is investigating the disappearance of cattle from the Hanging Rock Ranch with Hap and Kathie, he also tries to tame a wild horse. View more info

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A Day Out for Sheriff Pony in My Pocket

By: Allan, Susan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Buzz Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16160

ISBN: 1855915480

Condition: Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover, 26 pp. #1 Pony In My Pocket series. Sheriff would much rather practice his jumps than help clean up the yard. However, things don't go to plan when he finds himself on a mystery tour. View more info

The Crooked Colt

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader Books: 1954

Seller Id: 46704

Condition: Very Good


6th printing of the Weekly Reader 1981 edition, Originally published by Macmillan, NY in 1954. Much sought, collectible story written and illustrated by C.W. Anderson. 40 pp text is browned and there is a small watermark on the inside rear cover and the 16 pages that precede it. Super light rubbing at tips. The little colt was very small, and his little legs were so wobbly and weak that every time he tried to stand up, he would fall down. He saw the other colts on the farm running and playing, and he was very sad. No one paid much attention to the crooked little colt except his mother, a... View more info

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Blaze and the Indian Cave

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: R46891

Condition: Good


Illustrated hardcover in paper covered boards with bumped ends and tips. Not exlib. Solid working copy without coloring or page tears. Bit of white out on frt pastedown, handling soil on many of the 48 pages. Billy is now out west and riding in a western saddle. An old Indian helps Billy catch the outlaw who steals Blaze away from him when he was asleep in a cave one night. View more info

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Blaze and The Lost Quarry

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46890

ISBN: 068971775X

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated heavy library buckram covered boards with same art as the dj cover. Boards and endpapers have partial tape marks, corners bumped but not rubbed. Card pocket and all pages present. One library stamp on title page, rest of text is clear same for some light marginal handling soil. 47 pp. Price clipped original jacket is complete and without call tags on backstrip but is now 1/8 short for the book due to the added buckram, still displays well in new mylar. Billy and Blaze discover the path to an old quarry where they discover and re... View more info

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The Outlaw

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28484

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with light color loss at board tips, speckles of tiny color loss on backstrip and lower cover corner near foot of spine, internally crisp and unmarked. 99 pp. Story dedicated to James Rarey by Anderson (as published, not hand-written). Janon and his father try to save their ranch, and an incredible fast, but suspicious black horse helps them with his speed after Janon wins his confidence using techniques from a horse whisperer. View more info

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Great Heart

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28486

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition in green cloth boards bumped at tips but not severely rubbed. Not a former library copy. Tight bright and crisp w/occasional finger spot or two here and there. DJ with white background yellowed over time is a professional reproduction and shows chips at lower edges, displays well in new mylar. 90 pp. Just when Dan and his father felt their luck with horses has run out, a black stallion dashed across the road, took two strides, and soared over a high barbed-wire fence. The farmer who owned him thought the horse nothing but trouble and sells them the horse for $50. They ... View more info

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C. W. Anderson's Favorite Horse Stories

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Cutton, & Co., Inc.: 1969

Seller Id: R46895

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover, 4th printing of the first edition 1969. Illustrated paper covered boards match the dj image. Tips and spine ends bumped with negligible color loss, cream colored rear panel shows handling soil, 192 pp text flawless. No names, tears or soil. Original unclipped dj is stamped Second Printing at the head of the front flap. It looks fab with super light color loss at tips. A collection of horse stories including Will James' "Chapo-the-Faker" about a cowhorse that had a barrel of tricks to try out on his rider and one more to try when those didn't work. View more info

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Blaze and the Grey Spotted Pony

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1968

Seller Id: R46886

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 4th printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated, glossy paper covered boards. Corners and spine ends still sharp, not rubbed, just barely bumped. Tight 86 pg text is crisp and clean, no names, tears or soil. There is only three small lines of white out on the plain cream colored inside cover. Billy's neighbor young Tommy is as horse crazy as Billy was when he was younger and Tommy wants a pony of his own. View more info

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Lonesome Little Colt

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1961

Seller Id: R46887

Condition: Very Good


11th printing hardcover in illustrated light green exlib buckram. Even handling soil, a splash on the edge of the 48 page block, typical stamps, card pocket but no call tags on spine, displays well on the shelf. One page has a large closed crescent shaped tear, the others are good. Moderate finger soil within. Super solid working copy, all there but not pretty. A little orphaned colt searches for a mother of his own, but the other colts don't want to share their mothers with anyone. Cover: White with the picture of a colt. View more info

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Billy And Blaze A Boy And His Pony

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1966

Seller Id: R46889

Condition: Good


24th printing hardcover in illustrated green cloth boards with black title and head/neck portrait of Blaze on the frt board. Exlib with no call tags on outside of dj. Fep removed, taped frt hinge and lower first 6 pages, no more tears within, no coloring, some finger soil on pages from thumbing, good working copy with 50 pages. Original, unclipped illustrated dust wrapper has small chips at tips and spine ends but displays well in new mylar. MACMILLIAN easy to read books in a black background imprinted on lower fore-edge of frt dj panel. View more info

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Bobcat

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46892

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in red cloth boards with black titles. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, a few broken threads on the foot of the frt board from a small 'ding'. Fingerprint on inside rear cover, else no issues. No names, tears or other soil in the 99 page text. Illustrated with full page pencil art and a myriad of smaller drawings throughout by Anderson. Price clipped dust jacket is a professional reproduction that shows 1/4" chip at head of spine, 1" x 1/2" chip at head of rear gutter and small rubs at tips. Displays well on the shelf in new mylar. Y... View more info

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A Filly for Joan

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46894

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with white backgrounds, rust colored backstrip. Not exlib, Crisp, tight, bright, unmarked gift quality offering shows bumped spine ends, tips remain sharp. 105 page text is clean with superb full-page drawings done by "Andy" the author. A teen-aged girl's dream of having her own horse comes true. Joan watches her filly, Gallant Lady, grow into a well-mannered, high-headed racing mare. Bred from champions, raised with love and trained by the best, Gallant Lady lives up to her name and birthright in a "big race" endin... View more info

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The Wild Arabian

By: Anderson, Marilyn D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Willowisp Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 23214

ISBN: 0874062071

Condition: Good


2nd printing paperback with light surface wear at tips from storage. Name and number on fep, else 94 pp text crisp and unmarked. Can Garnet tame this wild Arabian? Suddenly the Arabian's body filled with wildfire. His dark eyes haunted her. If Garnet could afford the horse, could she turn it into a winner? View more info

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Ghost Horse Mystery

By: Arneson, D.J. and Tallarico, Tony

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Watermill Press: 1981

Seller Id: 46750

ISBN: 0893754927

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback with light color loss along spine edge and tips. Crack in spine paper from a sideways bend. 96 pp text tight and browned but not brittle, inside of covers also. A Haunted Clubhouse A Mysterious Fire A Devilish Plan Somewhere there is a solution...and the solution is Blaze, a magnificent stallion who comes from Beyond to seek revenge. View more info

Whitecap's Song

By: Arundel, Jocelyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45991

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in illustrated buckram cloth covered boards with tape mark on foot of cover, spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp. No pocket, fep neatly removed, 124 pp tight with occasional fingerprint. Lovely full color frontispiece and many b/w drawings throughout. A much loved horse tale set in the Bahamas. A boy with a guitar and a beautiful, loyal horse in the Bahamas are having a blast until the weather turns and the guitar goes missing. View more info

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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company, Inc: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 38281

Condition: Near Fine


Nice hardcover in rust faux leather boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 288 untrimmed pages. No names, tears or soil, hinges fine. Charming illustrated color art on professionally reproduced unclipped dj matches color frontis by Walter Seton, text line illustrations by Earle B. Winslow. Dj shows Velvet sailing over a stone wall in the country on the big piebald horse while a trainer looks on in the distance. Small chip and water mark at head of backstrip, moderate surface & handling soil to dj white background but still displays very well on the shelf. View more info

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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: MK46664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover illustrated by Paul Brown shows light color loss at sharp tips and spine ends. Hint of soil on foot of page block and solid light blue rear cover. 306 pg text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil inside and no dj as published. Illustrated by one of the finest American equine artists of all time: Paul Brown. National Velvet is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who trains and rides her horse, named The Piebald, to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary people, particularly women, to accomplish ... View more info

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Rosina and Son

By: Barne, Kitty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46742

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black title spine. 216 pp text is crisp and bright. Very good color illustrated, un-clipped jacket lightly sunned on spine but displays very well in new mylar. Owner's neat ink Christmas presentation note written on front endpaper dated 1956. Rosina Copper was a real polo pony and show champion in 1920s-30s Britain. This children's/young adult novel imagines her life and her colt's in a circus during the ten missing years in her history. View more info

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The Discontented Pony

By: Barr, Noel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Wills & Hepworth Ltd., Loughborough:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46809

ISBN: 0721402003

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, undated hardcover in illustrated cream colored paper covered boards with barely bumped spine ends, and sharp tips. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully, 51 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Book is in collectible condition. Tight and bright series 497. Youngsters will be fascinated with this short story of a pony called Merrylegs, who leaves his home and friends to seek all the excitement of a life as a round-a-bout horse at a fair. The adventures that follow are many, and the little reader will be intrigued to discover how Merrylegs escape... View more info