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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. Solid working copy. 276 pp. View more info

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The Welsh Cob

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44549

ISBN: 0851317219

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition in unclipped original dust wrapper in new mylar. Book appears unread. Spine is sunned on jacket. 209 tight, crisp unmarked pages. No ownership marks, soil, tears or defects inside. The ultimate compendium on the breed. Includes: A History of the Breed/ The George Prince of Wales Cup/ Welsh Cob Premium Stallions/ Welsh Cob Auction Sales/ The Welsh Cob Overseas/ Performance/ Influential Studs/ The Welsh Cob Part Breed/ Index of Names. View more info

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The Quarter Horse Journal Youth Activities Issue Vol. 21, No. 11

By: Davis, Roy: Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, The American Quarter Horse Association: 1969

Seller Id: MK46633

Condition: Good


Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Cindy being in this issue, the pages are crisp and unmarked, save for one leaf that is loose and laid in. 290 pp text with some additional pages from another magazine laid in. Color photo illustrated cover shows a large class lined up and ready for pinning at a show. Noticable cup ring on cover. Includes: Youth Showmanship, Willow Brook Sale, The Art of Horsemanship, Little Britches Champion, showing and much more. View more info

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Wild Horse Country Amazing Animal Adventures

By: Diaz, Katacha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CT, SoundPrints: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42947

ISBN: 1592491391

Condition: Very Good


Glossy paperback with french flaps, 36 pp colorfully illust text as new. A small brown foal is born into a band of wild horses. As each month passes, the foal grows bigger and stronger. View more info

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The Mustangs

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhall House/A division of Clarkson Potter: 1964

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: R46552

Condition: Near Fine


Stated 2nd printing non-exlib hardcover in rust colored cloth covered boards with well defined black spine title and one small horse drawing on backstrip. Both spine ends and lower tips are bumped but not rubbed at all. Illustrated endpapers show one individual standing in front of a mustangs statue, with scenes from his imagination galloping by. Hinge papers are fine. Spine ends and lower tips are bumped, but no rub-through. No marks or soil within the 376 pp text. Un-clipped original, color-illustrated dust jacket shows a lively scene of four horses and a colt running at head of fr... View more info

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Mustangs and Cow Horses

By: Dobie, J. Frank, Boatright, Mody C.; Ransom, Harry H.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist Universtiry Press: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: R46551

ISBN: 0873582098

Condition: Very Good


Stated second edition, 2nd printing exlib hardcover in golden butternut colored cloth covered boards with well defined black & gold colored title on backstrip. Four tape marks to cloth boards from previously taped on jacket. One corner and both spine ends bumped now. Illustrated endpapers show five mustangs running on the range. Pocket present, iinner hinges are fine. Spine ends and tips are barely bumped. No marks or soil within the 429 pp text. Un-clipped original, illustrated dust jacket shows a woodblock style illustration of a 5 mustangs running wild through the sagebrush. "In... View more info

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Horses and Ponies

By: Dougall, Neil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Limited: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 210

ISBN: 0904644154

Condition: Near Fine


NF 1st edition hardcover in NF dust wrapper illustrated in color throughout. Green boards starting to rub at corners. Unclipped dj in new mylar looks fab. A wonderful coffee-table book full of art, wit, history and lore. 192 pp. Includes: The Horse in Europe/ The Horse in the Americas/ The Horse in Australia/ The Art of Riding/ Thoroughbred Racing in Europe and America/ Show jumping and Eventing/ Ponies/ Care and Training/ Index. View more info

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Horses of Destiny

By: Downey, Fairfax: Story; Paul Brown: Illustrations

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46283

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in slightly cocked rust cloth covered boards with gold title on cover and barely visible gold title on backstrip. Near fine condition with sharp tips and spine ends, inner hinge papers secure, 186 pp text is crisp, clean, shows no foxing or dog ears and is beautifully illustrated with full page, pen & ink line drawings by Paul Brown. Un-clipped professionally reproduced, illustrated taupe background dust jacket shows color loss and tiny chips at board tips, touch of abrasion along dj flap folds, 1/4 inch of loss at head of spine doesn't affect the illustrator's name ... View more info

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Horses of Destiny

By: Downey, Fairfax; Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $37.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46251

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in grey buckram cloth covered boards with brown titles and horse line drawing. Exlib with board tips and spine ends bumped/rubbed, pocket and all pages present. Former owner's cute ink stamp with her and her horse' name, a line drawing of a horse along with unique, taupe and grey spider web illustrated endpprs. Former owner's name also affixed to foot of title page. 186 pp well illustrated text shows occasional fingerprint smudge in margins only. Couple of now unfolded dog-ears and four small check marks in the contents list plus a half a circle with green marker ... View more info

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A Discovery Guide Horses and Ponies

By: Eccles, Lesley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Salamander Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14020

ISBN: 0861014936

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in glossy hardcover boards showing one speck of color loss at frt fore-edge of rear board. Informative, well illustrated 64 pp text. Contents: Part One: Intro to Horses and Ponies/ Evolution of the Horse/ Behavior and Communication/ Famous Horses/ Riding/ Riding Holidays/ Horse Care/ Working Horses/ Horses in Sport. Part Two: Popular Breeds of Horses and Ponies/ Points, Colours and Markings/ The Arab/ The TB/ American Breeds/ British Breeds/ European Breeds, Other Popular Breeds/ Index. View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29163

ISBN: 0706406060

Condition: Fine


First Octopus edition with light shelf wear on boards, colorful, price clipped dj shows one tiny chip at head of frt panel and very light wear at tips and head of spine. Tight bright copy, huge volume, oversized post required. 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference,... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29164

ISBN: 0517224038

Condition: Fine


1st Crescent edition, fine HB/DJ showing very light wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully with no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference, it is an authoritative guide to all aspects of riding. Included are sections... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Peerage Books: 1992

Edition: First Dell Printing

Seller Id: 30957

ISBN: 1850520399

Condition: Near Fine


NF hardcover in near fine dj. 1st Dell Peerage printing. Negligible wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully in new mylar despite one 1/2 inch closed tear at lower fore-edge of frt panel. but no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed fo... View more info

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Horses & Ponies Caballos & Ponies

By: Equipo Editorial (Corporate Author)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: MD, Ottenheimer Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27907

ISBN: 0824100220

Condition: Good


First edition soft cover in solid shape. Informational children's book about horses and ponies in both English and Spanish. "An Animal Information Book" "Un Libro Informativo Sobre los Animales". Light surface rubbing, bit of creasing, faint grease spot on page block, tight useable copy. 16 pp. View more info

Image for The American Saddle Horse  Tracing the Evolution, Origin, History, Derivation and Development of the Saddle-Bred Horse, With a Treatise on Breeding Principles and a Section Devoted to the Training of Gaited Animals

The American Saddle Horse Tracing the Evolution, Origin, History, Derivation and Development of the Saddle-Bred Horse, With a Treatise on Breeding Principles and a Section Devoted to the Training of Gaited Animals

By: Farshler, Earl R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: KY, The Standard Printing Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32040

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing. Tight bright copy in green cloth boards with worn gilt titles on frt board, image of saddle and a racking horse, spine gilt nearly illegible but impressions in cloth remain. Internally crisp and clean w/tasteful sidesaddle fox-huntress bookplate on fep. 280 pages. No tears, marks or soil. Tracing the evolution, origin, history, derivation and development of the Saddle-Bred horse, with a treatise on breeding principles and a section devoted to the training of gaited animals. See image. View more info

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Horses

By: Finbert, Elian J.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Librairie Marguerat Lausanne: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28771

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in VG dust wrapper. 168 pp. Nice cream linen cloth covered boards, corners still sharp, spine ends square. Card of photos laid in as published. Pictorial dj in new mylar price clipped, has few small closed tears along upper edge of front panel, one on head of rear panel, still displays well. A heavy book of b/w photography showing all breeds in all poses imaginable. Perfect coffee table tome for the horse lover. View more info

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Queer Horses and Queer People

By: Fitch, C. G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33623

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in VG reproduced dust wrapper. Ex-lib with very few markings. Pocket and all pages present. Green cloth with tips and spine ends slightly bumped. Front board slightly soiled. Gilt title on backstrip worn but legible. 202 pp text is clean and tight. Uncommon DJ in new mylar shows a reflection in blue from the scanner, it is not on the actual book. Author of "The Handling and General Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion" writes this time on his reminiscences astride and afoot in the horse world of the 1920's - 1940's. The autobiography of a man who has sp... View more info

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Queer Horses and Queer People

By: Fitch, C. G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41494

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with tips and spine ends slightly bumped. Front board slightly soiled. Gilt title on backstrip bright. 202 pp text is clean and tight. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays beautifully. Author of "The Handling and General Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion" writes this time on his reminiscences astride and afoot in the horse world of the 1920's - 1940's. The autobiography of a man who has spent most of his life with horses, has traveled widely and has many interesting and amusing stories to tell of horses and humans. The book contains excellen... View more info

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The Island Ponies An Environmental Study of Their Life on Assateague

By: Ford, Barbara; Keiper, Ronald R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34749

ISBN: 0688321798

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover, no dj. Plain green paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, no names tears or soil in the 95 pp text. Describes the scientific study being undertaken on the wild ponies of Assateague which explores their role in the ecology of the barrier island. Loaded with b/w photos and drawn pony identification sheet samples by photographer Ron Keiper. Well illustrated with b/w photos throughout. We see in the image a young bachelor pony relaxes on Maryland State Park beach on Northern Assateague. View more info

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A Pictorial History of Performing Horses

By: Fox, Charles Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhal House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30962

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in VG reproduced dj. Green cloth with black box title on spine, bumped spine ends, tips still sharp but lightly rubbed. Glossy quality stock pages crisp & clean. Hinge at title page a little fragile. Professionally photo reproduced dj lightly sunned along spine edge of frt panel and at head of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. 168 pp loaded with b/w illustrations throughout. Amazing photos of yesteryear showing everything from zebra acts to high-diving horses to trick ponies, rodeo broncs, draft horse teams, Palomino beauties and more. View more info