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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 prehistoric men and horses, traces the history of horses in the great civilizations of the past and in the more recent culture... 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. Solid working copy. 276 pp. View more info

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The Welsh Cob

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $30.00

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. Wynne Davies was awarded the MBE in 1995 for almost half a century's dedication to Welsh ponies and cobs. Dr Davies joined the Welsh Pony an... View more info

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Welsh Ponies and Cobs

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46970

ISBN: 187358007X

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first printing of the second edition published five years after the first edition's release. Straight, solid hardcover in green cloth covered boards with bumped (not rubbed) lower tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, bright 516 pp text, only a bit of foxing on the edge of page block. Loaded with b/w photos of some of the most beautiful ponies and cobs in the world. Unclipped, original, color photo-illustrated glossy dust wrapper is complete and has a lightly sunned backstrip. Wynne Davies is known to be a "walking Welsh Stud Book'. From an early age... View more info

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The Welsh Cob

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46972

ISBN: 0851317219

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality second printing of the first edition in unclipped original dust wrapper in new mylar. Book appears unread. Spine is lightly 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. Wynne Davies was awarded the MBE in 1995 for almost half a century's dedication to Welsh ponies and c... View more info

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An Introduction to Welsh Ponies and Cobs

By: Davies, Wynne; Foreword by Alison Mountain: Chairman, Welsh Pony and Cob Society

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Whittet Books Ltd.: 1997

Seller Id: 46927

ISBN: 187358007X

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality glossy hardcover in color photo illustrated paper covered boards with sharp tips and barely bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, bright 144 pp text. Loaded with color photos of some of the most beautiful ponies and cobs in the world. Book shows a couple of light indentations on cover from storage, else as new. Wynne Davies is known to be a "walking Welsh Stud Book'. From an early age he was showing them and in this book, written in simple language anyone can understand, he has given us a valuable insight into the Welsh breeds. Full of com... 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

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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