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Habits & Habitats Wild Horses

By: Gordon, Sally

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, World Distributors, Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15929

ISBN: 0723508615

Condition: Near Fine


First edition near fine hardcover, no dj. Former owner's name inside cover, corners very lightly bumped, text as new. 61 pp beautifully illustrated in color. View more info

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Voice of the Tennessee Walking Horse. January 1964. Vol 5, No. 1.

By: Green, Ben A.; Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TN, Voice Publishing Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44666

Condition: Good


A monthly publication devoted to the betterment of the breed. 46 pp Light blue card cover magazine with watermarks and soil on covers, text crisp and bright. This is the first annual Stallion Directory and includes cover story (Midnight Beau at Harlinsdale Farm, TN), Bred to Walk/ Professionals on Parade/ Charles Goldswig/ Walking Horses Around World/ Profiles/ Aletha Wiehl/ Stallion Directory (Monthly)/ Horse Business/ Stallion Directory Map/ Dr. Ensminger/ Trade Market... View more info

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Hoofbeats. Drawings and Comments. 1938 Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Halpin, Warren T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: PA, J.B. Lippincott: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 28620

Condition: Good


Signed, limited first edition numbered #164 of 1500 printings. Good 1st edition, no dj. Moderate surface soil on red, blue & white tattersall cloth, corners bumped with lower cover tip rubbed through, head of spine cloth chipped and paste-on paper title label is tatty round the edges. 1939 gift dedication on fep. Book is oversized at 9"x 13" x 1.5" and features title and silhouette image of trotting horse in gold. Introductions by Stewart B.Iglehart, Hen... View more info

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Hoofbeats Drawings and Comments. Signed Limited Numbered #117/150 in Full Vellum

By: Halpin, Warren T.; Intro to Polo By Stewart B. Inglehart; Intro to Hunting By Henry G. Vaughan; Intro to Steeplechasing By William Du Pont Jr.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: PA, J.B. Lippincott: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 40026

Condition: Good


Super rare deluxe first edition in full vellum. Numbered, Limited edition #117 of 150 copies. No slipcase or presentation box. Moderate soil and surface wear on smooth oyster colored vellum boards with bright gilt titles and trotting horse silhouette on frt board. Tips bumped and lightly rubbed, Head of spine has a closed tear in vellum. Tips bumped with lower frt tip just broken through. No major fraying. Signed by Halpin in pencil on limitation page as well as a pencil... View more info

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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna SIGNED

By: Handler, Hans SIGNED

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Zurich, Verlag Fritz Molden: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38011

ISBN: 3217004760

Condition: Fine


Stunning white cloth hardcover with gold gilt lettering on spine and imprinted title on front cover has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has a 2" tear near head of spine, a few small chips at head & foot of spine, light color loss at tips and a chip missing on top edge on rear cover otherwise shows beautifully in new mylar. Beautifully illustrated end pages and presented to 'Mr. and Mrs. Brooks McCormick with the best wishes from the Spanish Riding School. Vienna, May 1... View more info

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I Can Read About Horses

By: Harris, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Troll: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12401

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover with negligible wear at tips, text tight and bright. Glossy illustrated paperback cover displays well. 46 pp. This book tells a little about horses: their history, types and uses, care and handling, with a diagram of the parts of a horse at the end of the book. The illustrations, which are on every page, are black and white drawings with some red color. Facts about horses from beginning and up through the ages, including how to ride and take care ... View more info

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Hoof-Beats

By: Hawkins, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15684

Condition: Good +


Nice hardcover with black titles on soiled and spotted muted orange cloth. 1932 1st edition, 1st printing. All 4 tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. There is one 1/4" closed surface tear about mid spine through the cloth and 1st cardboard layer, else straight and square, page block unaffected. Tasteful former owners bookplate on frt pastedown along with her signature and Christmas 1978 at foot of frt end paper. There is no dust jacket and it is not a former... View more info

Album of Horses

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45637

Condition: Very Good


Really nice straight sharp first edition, second printing hardcover in burgundy cloth. Un-clipped reproduced dj has small chips at spine ends, and a scratch of color loss near center of dj front panel, still displays well. 113 pp text is tight and bright with one closed taped tear on last page. View more info

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The Rider's Treasury

By: Hinton, Phyllis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 39958

Condition: Fine


Brilliant reprint hardcover with glossy dj showing a few tiny closed tears. 356 pp. Gift dedication on fep. This book is from the sporting library of William Lay, MD, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds IL. Comprehensive volume covers everything for the active rider or the rail side fan of horses. View more info

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Riding Cavalcade

By: Hinton, Phyllis; Foreword By Lady Violet Vernon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16058

ISBN: 085131001X

Condition: Very Good +


1st Edition hardcover with lightly sprung frt board. Tips still sharp, foot of spine barely bumped, Dedication on fep, 128 pp text tight and bright. DJ in new mylar has a few indentations but still looks fab. Phyllis Hinton has no so much selected her contributors for the Riding Cavalcade but has rather invited her talented friends to write about the things nearest to their hearts. The contents vary from Escott North's ever facinating memories of the Old West to a ... View more info

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Horses in the Movies

By: Hintz, H.F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17627

ISBN: 049802119X

Condition: Near Fine


NF 1st edition in very good dust wrapper. Lovely, straight and square black hardcover boards with negligible sunning along top edge, innards fine but a tad musty (you *really* have to stick your nose into it). 146 pp. Pictorial dj in new mylar has a few tiny closed tears at upper edge and a bit of age toning around the extremities. Great photo of John Wayne at top. Displays beautifully. The colorful history of equines on film from the classic westerns to the Disney movi... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32767

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed. NOT exlib. Bit of color loss at tips. Tasteful engraving on former owner's bookplate on fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginn... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44122

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few sma... View more info

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Colours and Markings Threshold Picture Guides

By: Holderness-Roddam, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Threshold Books Ltd: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 19319

ISBN: 0901366250

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear on stiff card covers 24 pg well-illustrated text is fine. Bit of sticker rems on rear cover do not detract. Detailed book of horse colors and markings. View more info

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Legends Volume 6. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Campbell, Patti; Thorson, Juli S.; Magoteaux; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43369

ISBN: 0911647732

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition soft cover, 235 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 6 - offers the latest installment in series designed to capture and preserve the history of the American Quarter Horse by profiling the breeds most-influential stallions and mares. This volume - easily the most divers one in the series - features top halter, cutting, reining, western pleasure and barrel racing lines. As was the case with the previous v... View more info

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Legends Volume 5. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Wyant, Ty; Gold, Alan; Harrison, Sally; Edited By Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43368

ISBN: 0911647589

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback. 248 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 5 - profiles 18 outstanding Quarter Horse stallions and mares who have had a significant impact on the breed. This volume features 16 stallions and 2 mares, and starts with Little Joe, who pre-dated the formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, but whose influence on the breed continued for years after his death. This volume is ... View more info

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The Quarter Horse

By: Hyland, Ann

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17703

ISBN: 0851315054

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright first edition pictorial hardcover with bumped tips. Well illustrated 124 pp text fine. Conformation flaws and points to look for, breed standards and much more. View more info

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All Colour Book of Horses

By: Johnson, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19502

ISBN: 0706400704

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover in vg dust wrapper. Tiny erasure mark on pictorial fep, boards very lightly bumped, text tight and bright. DJ lightly rubbed at tips, bit of curl at head of frt panel, now in new mylar and displays well. As promised, 71 pp of colorful photos of children, horses, ponies, dogs, wagons all having fun. View more info

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Horse Talk

By: Johnson, Pat

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Funk and Wagnalls: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 221

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st Edition hardcover rust cloth boards show slight rubs to corners. VG unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. 130 pp. Straight-from-the-shoulder information about horses and practical pointers for riding authored by the leading young writer about horses in the US today. Illust with over 90 photographs. Included are chapters on evolution of the horse, his physical make up today. View more info

Once Upon A Horse A History of Horses and How They Shaped Our History

By: Jurmain, Suzanne

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46010

ISBN: 0688055508

Condition: Good


First edition, first Printing hardcover in heavy buckram cloth. 176 glossy pages. Exlib with all pages and pocket present. Glossy illustrated color dj in new mylar shows micro color loss and chips at tips, still displays well without any library stickers on backstrip. One lower page tip taped, else crisp and unmarked. Kings have made history. Queens have made history. Explorers, soldiers, artists, inventors, humanitarians, lawmakers, and lawbreakers have all changed... View more info