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The American Mustang Preserve Our Wildlife Series

By: Adrian, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31515

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in vg dj. Not exlib. Green cloth boards square, clean and tight. 61 pg illustrated text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is tatty, shows some light cellophane peeling at head of front panel, rubbed spine ends with 1/2" loss on each, 1 1/2" closed tear at head of rear dj panel. The story of a typical American mustang from birth to maturity well illustrated in b/w throughout. View more info

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Bridleways Through History

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45517

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing. Dark green cloth covered boards with bright gilt lettering on spine, some wear to outer edge of spine, small break in the fabric, Text tight, bright, and going nowhere. 45 b/w sketches and 14 full page drawings by Lionel Edwards. Price clipped Dj with edge wear and few open tears is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. 398 pp. Spine cracked in a few place but going nowhere. Apsley's famous book which has been acclaimed... View more info

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Horse and Pony Annual 1979

By: Baird, Eric Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, World Distributors, Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20510

ISBN: 0723504954

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition, no dj. Glossy pictorial hard covers are lightly soiled, tips fairly sharp. 62 pp. Pictorial endpps. Full page color & b&w photos and many humorous sketches throughout. Some of the puzzles have been started, otherwise text is clean. Annual of the popular monthly magazine that is super for Pony Clubbers & 4-H horse trivia quizzes etc. View more info

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The Shetland Pony

By: Bedell, L. Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IA, The Iowa State University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31026

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover, no dj. Tight bright copy in brown boards with lightly bumped tips showing color loss, no major rubbing. Former owner's name/addy on frt pastedown, some foxing on endpapers. 334 pages. Illustrated with black/white photos. Table of contents includes the following topics: Origins and Breed Characteristics; Breeding; Feeding, Care, Training, and Handling; Shows and Sales; Shows and Rules; Hitches; Outstanding Breeders; American Shetland Pony Club... View more info

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American Wild Horses

By: Beebe, B. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23262

Condition: Good


1st Edition hardcover in dust jacket. Exlib with typical stamps. Card pocket and all pp present, tape marks on pastedowns, rear flap of wrinkled dj is clipped taking some of the blurb written there. 180 pp. A factual presentation based on firsthand accounts, gathered in parts of the country where wild horses survive, from the men and women concerned with them. Describes the Przewalski horse, the wild ponies of Assateague and Ocracoke, the mustang, and wild burros fou... View more info

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Legends Volume 4. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Boardman; Mike, Ciarloni, Diane; Gold, Alan; Goodhue, Jim; Harrison, Sally; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43367

ISBN: 091164749X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition paperback. 215 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 4 carries on the tradition of its predecessors, profiling great horses who have significantly influenced the Quarter Horse breed. Four mares and 13 stallions comprise this volume, which includes both tales that predate the 1940 formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, and contemporary stories whose ultimate conclusions may not be known ... View more info

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What Horse For The Cavalry?

By: Borden, Spencer

Price: $175.00

Publisher: MA, J. H. Franklin Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43980

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing 1912. Green cloth boards with spotting on upper board tip and color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No title on backstrip. Frt board has a complete b/w photo framed in gilt of an arab looking horse complete with fancy arab decorative bridle, tassels and long shanked dbl bridle. Bright gilt title on frt board, tidy name and sticker pull abrasion on tip of age toned fep. Tissue guarded glossy frontis shows light foxing as doe... View more info

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Horses

By: Budd, Jackie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Kingfisher Books: 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 24129

ISBN: 1856975665

Condition: Very Good


Very good 5th printing over-sized hardcover with lightly rubbed tips. 12.25" tall x 9.75". 64 well illustrated pages with info on horse history, behavior, breeds, riding and jumping. View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring ... View more info

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The World of Horses

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 202

ISBN: 0600039773

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dj. Brown boards with barely brushed tips, text tight and bright. Unclipped, white background dust wrapper lightly soiled but displays well in new mylar. Lovely illustrations and comprehensive descriptions for all breeds. Includes selection, care competing and driving/racing. 140 pp. It is terrific to have these classics that we loved so well to pass down to our children. View more info

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The World Of Ponies

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44686

ISBN: 0600039781

Condition: Very Good


Light yellow paper on hard cover boards with 4 black pony silhouettes galloping across front cover. Book has sharp tips and lightly bumped (not rubbed) foot of spine. 141 pp text crisp and tight with negligible handling soil, no names or tears. Unclipped original photo illustrated dust wrapper is mint having been preserved in a clear mylar sleeve. Profusely illustrated with b/w & color photos, b/w photo illust endpps frt and rear. Gift quality book for pony crazy per... View more info

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Legends Volume 3. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Ciarlioni, Diane; Goodhue, Jim, Guenther, Kim; Holmes, Frank; Lynch, Betsy; Thornton, Edited By Kathy Swan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller Id: 43366

ISBN: 0911647406

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 2nd printing paperback. 207 pp text crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage. Few small rubs of color loss at head of spine edge. Just like the previous two Legends books, this one also profiles a number of stallions and several mares who gained fame in the American Quarter Horse Association. While some of them played roles in the formation of the breed, others are more contemporary. Some gained fame ... View more info

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Horsemen of the World

By: Coggins, Jack

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 12403

Condition: Good +


1st edition exlib hardcover in blue cloth boards with light wear at tips. DJ shows wear at spine ends but displays wel in new mylarl. All pages and pocket present. 60 pp. Well illustrated in pencil by the author. For up to age 14. Here in a stirring parade, are horsemen of the world: American Indian/ Argentinean Gaucho/ Canadian Mountie/ Ethiopian Chief/ Japanese Samurai/ Jockey/ Mexican Vaquero/ Russian Cossack, Viennese Horsemen of the Spanish Riding School. View more info

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L'Annee Hippique 1985 1986 The International Equestrian Year

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Federation Equestre Internationale: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28562

ISBN: 0001683608

Condition: Very Good


Huge volume, over-sized post required. Corners bumped, spine ends show a touch of white under paper from being bumped. innards as new. The articles and ads are in English, German and French and the captions of all photographs are in English. Book has glossy pictorial hard covers, 13 inches by 9 1/2 wide, 526 pages with copious color and black and white photos. Book has hundreds of photographs and covers all sorts of equestrian competitions and horse shows in those 2 year... View more info

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L'Annee Hippique 1986/1987 The International Equestrian Year

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Federation Equestre Internationale:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31946

Condition: Very Good


Huge volume, over-sized post required. Corners bumped, backstrip and front board near hinge sunned to a grey color, spine titles remain legible. Innards tight and bright w/cello taped photo cut from a magazine of Harro Goudsmit on compliments page, else as new inside. The articles and ads are in English, German and French and the captions of all photographs are in English. Book has glossy pictorial hard covers, 13 inches by 9 1/2 wide, 528 pages with copious color and bl... View more info

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Beau Dare American Saddle Colt

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31623

Condition: Good


10-3/4 x 8-3/4", beige cloth with paste-on art of mother and colt on front board, front hinge cracked, text shaken but not going anywhere. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Lovely color endpapers showing multiple images of the colt romping and playing on a green background. 10 full pages of illustrations in four colors, many smaller vignette drawings through the text. "Beau Dare, a golden chestnut colt, is pictured and described from the time he is... View more info

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Cavalcade of American Horses

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1951

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 33619

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st printing hardcover in vg dust wrapper. Grey paper covered boards with light grey cloth spine look fab despite bumped spine ends and very light rub to foot of front board fore-edge. DJ shows small chips at extrems but displays very well in new mylar jacket. 311 pp. Tidy gift dedication on fep. A treasure trove of information about every recognized breed of light horse popular in America today. Pers begins with the story of prehistoric men and horses, traces the his... View more info

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Cavalcade of American Horses

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City Books: 1951

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 34645

Condition: Very Good +


Green cloth boards look fab despite lightly bumped spine ends and very lightly bumped tips. DJ shows small chips at extremities and light watermarks on white background flaps but displays well in new mylar jacket. 311 pp without names or tears. Faint watermark on foot of page block does not detract. Rare, early Garden City Second Printing. A treasure trove of information about every recognized breed of light horse popular in America today. Pers begins with the story of p... View more info

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Sixty Million Years of Horses

By: Darling, Lois and Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Willliam Morrow and Co.: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 4964

Condition: Very Good


VG exlib buckram hardcover/no dj. Text is tight and bright, rep removed. The true story of the breeds and their development; the Crusades; the Mustangs; the first historical record of horses, more. 64 pp. Illustrated with many drawings. View more info

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My Quest Of The Arabian Horse

By: Davenport, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CO, Best Publishing Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44651

Condition: Good


Early hard cover reprint edition of this classic book. Water damage (lifting) on rear panel of original brown cloth. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped (not rubbed). Nice pictorial illustration on the cover by Karen Leitzmanl depicting an Arab man in classic dress on horseback. Gift dedication on frt pastedn dated 1967. Photo frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Rippled rear pages but none stuck, no damage to text, soil to outer edge of page block on last 1/3 of book. ... View more info