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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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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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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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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/ Euro... 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 ... 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 en... 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 compreh... 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... 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... 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 hors... 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 rela... 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 t... View more info

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A Pictorial History of Performing Horses

By: Fox, Charles Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhal House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38916

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition hardcover in vg reproduced dj. Green cloth hardcover with black box title on spine, barely bumped spine ends, tips still sharp w/faint color loss only. Glossy quality stock pages tight and clean. 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 photos throughout. Amazing photos of yesteryear showing everything from zebra acts to high-diving ... View more info

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The Horse And The War

By: Galtrey, Capt. Sidney

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1918

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38425

Condition: Good


Good solid 1st edition hardcover, no dj. White and pale blue quarter bound hardcover is soiled, has discoloration, lower front tip is worn with boards showing, it has several crinkled areas and a bit on the flimsy side but is a very readable copy. 131 tight pages with crisp text and no tears but several pages have foxing. This book was intended to be, and, indeed, could be no other than, a fleeting narrative of the vast and wonderful part played by our war-horses withou... View more info

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The Concise Book of the Horse

By: Geddes, Candida

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16043

ISBN: 0706319737

Condition: Very Good


Very good reprint hard cover in very good original dj. Light shelf wear, dj in new mylar shows color loss at upper tip of rear board, otherwise looks fab, 166 pp text tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. A super visual book for beginners. In 5 parts it discusses: Horses of the World/ Care and Management/ The Horse's Health/ Methods and Techniques of Training/ The World of Sport. Index. View more info

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Horses and Horsemanship Through The Ages

By: Gianoli, Luigi; Translated By Iris Brooks

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 41675

Condition: Near Fine


Huge volume, enormous coffee table tome 441 pp. First US edition, NF 1st US edition hardcover in VG dj. Filled with facts and photos, perfect for any horse lover or historian. Chip on rear dj panel, color loss and light rubbing at tips, displays well in new mylar. Oversized, will incurr extra post for priority or international destinations. Too large for flat rate envelope. View more info

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The World's Finest Horses and Ponies

By: Glyn, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38017

ISBN: 0245592679

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition near fine hardcover in near fine dj. Light tan & burgundy cloth hardcover has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has light curling along upper edge otherwise shows well. Owner name with date & place is on FEP. 128 pages of tight text with no tears. All horse-lovers will be proud to own this authoritative, beautiful, and indispensable book; for it brings together the aristocrats of the horse world, and is an unparalleled tribute to their nobility, breeding, and st... View more info

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Legends Volume 2 Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Goodhue, Jim; Holmes, Frank; Livingston, Phil, Simmons, Diane C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller Id: 43365

ISBN: 0911647309

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 7th printing paperback. 190 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage, and one micro rub of color loss at head of spine. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became hous... View more info