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The Museum Of The Horse Domaine de Chantilly

By: Jodidio, Philip

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Munich, London, NY, Prestel: 2013

Edition: 1st English Trade Edition

Seller Id: 46306

ISBN: 3791352989

Condition: New


Brand new, gift quality, SHRINKWRAPPED oversized hardcover in smooth merlot colored paper over hard boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Measures 11.25" x 9.75" x 7/8" . 176 pp text is flawless, crisp, unmarked, unread book in gorgeous, unc-clipped, full color glossy photo dj of 8 race horses on grass, coming around the final turn, with the Museum in the background. DJ protected in new mylar to keep it looking like new always. Published to commemorat... View more info

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The Museum Of The Horse Domaine de Chantilly

By: Jodidio, Philip

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Munich, London, NY, Prestel: 2013

Edition: 1st English Trade Edition

Seller Id: 46305

ISBN: 3791352989

Condition: New


Brand new, gift quality, oversized hardcover in smooth merlot colored paper over hard boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Measures 11.25" x 9.75" x 7/8" . 176 pp text is flawless, crisp, unmarked, unread book in gorgeous, unc-clipped, full color glossy photo dj of 8 race horses on grass, coming around the final turn, with the Museum in the background. DJ protected in new mylar to keep it looking like new always. Published to commemorate the reopenin... 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

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The Horse Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling

By: Kays, D.J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28759

Condition: Near Fine


NF first edition hard cover in VG professionally reproduced dj. Not exlib. 494 pp in cream linen boards w/name on dj flap. DJ has light chipping at extrems but displays well in new mylar. An exhaustive reference for training horses, various breeds and how they should be judged at shows, the art of breeding, management, tips for profitable selling and so much more. Contents: The Horse Business - Then and Now/ The Field of Horse Production/ Features in Horse Make-Up/ U... View more info

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The Assateague Ponies

By: Keiper, Ronald R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MD, Tidewater Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25595

ISBN: 0870333305

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition glossy paperback. 100 pp text appears unread. A comprehensive guide to the wild ponies of Assaategue with many b/w photos. Includes: Intro to the Ponies and the Research, Maintenance Behaviors, Activity Patterns, Interaction With Other Animals, Social Organization, Threats to the Harem Stallion, Dispersing the Young and Forming the Band, Comminicatory Behavior, Sexual Behavior, Foaling Characteristics, Nursing Behavior, How Foals Behave and Interact, Po... View more info

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The Miniature Horse A Dillion Remarkable Animals Book

By: LaBonte, Gail

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MN, Dillon Press Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46299

ISBN: 0875184243

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in glossy photo illustrated boards with lightly bumped tips and spine ends. 1/4" abrasion on the corner where the sunned spine meets cover 2" up from foot of spine plus a 3" x 2" square of yellow glue residue from removed bookplate on upper tip of blank fep. No dj, or names, tears or soil, Not exlib, or remainder. 60 pp text tight and bright. Describes the appearance, behavior, and rearing of the miniature horse and discusses... View more info

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Heart Of The Horse

By: Lightman, Alan; Foreword by Jane Goodall

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble Books: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 46032

ISBN: 0760759278

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality First American Edition hardcover in dark grey paper covered boards showing negligible color loss at still sharp tips. 78 b/w photographic plates with descriptions, text mint. Unclipped dj in new mylar is gorgeous with a close up of the eyes and forehead of a lovely grey horse. Foreword by Jane Goodall. Too large for the flat rate envelope and will incurr add'l postage for overseas or priority destinations. Not your traditional coffee table offering and n... View more info

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Cheyenne Horses

By: Livorse, Kay

Price: $5.00

Publisher: FL, Harcourt: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 39678

ISBN: 0153232005

Condition: Fine


Fine reprint soft cover, no dj. 16 pp child's reader, part of a set, one complete volume with three stories that tell of how Native Americans survived before and after the gentling of horses to help them transport things, win at the hunt and more. Simple American Indian history. No mention of specific horse breeds but several different horse colors featured in the colored drawings throughout. View more info

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The Horse: As He Was, As He Is and As He Ought To Be

By: Lupton, James Irvine, F.R.C.V.S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen & Co: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG43100

Condition: Very Good


1881 First edition hardcover in royal blue cloth w/bright gilt horse and black blind stamped ornamental border on frt cov, Gilt spine title and ornaments. Tips bumped, lightly rubbed. Black endpps with former owner's bookplate of Audley Farm, Berryville VA on frt pastedn. Water marked endpps, text shows some finger marks in margins, 115 pp plus 43 pps publishers catalog bound in rear. First edition, displays well on the shelf. Full page b/w plates on heavy stock and se... View more info

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In My Opinion - Being A Book Of Dissertations On Horses And Horsemanship

By: Lyon, Major W. E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44945

Condition: Good +


308 pages. 7 1/2" x 10" hardcover. Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Illustrated with 6 color plates, numerous b&w plates and many line drawings in text. Spine lightly sunned with gilt faded. Spine cracked with some gatherings loosened but not detached. NOT Ex-library. An excellent and comprehensive guide to horses often overlooked and highly recommended with chapters on: 1. The Horse: A Sketch of Its Evolution and History... View more info

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The Horseman's Year 1954

By: Lyon, W.E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16053

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in good dj. Lovely yellow cloth hardcover with tight, unmarked, crisp text. DJ shows small chips and color loss, now in new mylar and displays well. 192 pp. View more info

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The Horseman's Year 1947 1948

By: Lyon, W.E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34644

Condition: Near Fine


NF 1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped foot of spine, internally crisp and clean without names or tears. DJ tatty with small chips. One 3/4" chip at head of dj backstrip that takes some of the title. DJ now protected in new mylar and displays ok. 176 pp. Everything to do with horses for the years 1947-1948 among the British, even in overseas competitions like the Olympics, is covered in this 1949 publication, which includes a... View more info

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The Horseman's Year 1958

By: Lyon, W.E.; John Board, Glenda Spooner, John Hislop, et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31849

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover, no dj. Lovely yellow cloth hardcover with bit of very light soil, corners bumped but not rubbed. Tight, unmarked, crisp 160 pg text. Includes: The National Hunt Season 1956-57 by Tom Nickalls/ Trotting: At Home and Abroad by Sidney Moorhouse/ Horses of the Cape of Good Hope by Ivanonia Roworth/ The Schumanns and Their Horses by Paul de Cordon/ The Horses of Canada by Stanley Harrison/ Recent Long Distance Rides by Stella A. Walker/ The New... View more info

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The Book of the Horse

By: MacGregor-Morris, Pamela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10875

ISBN: 185627134X

Condition: Near Fine


Revised hardcover with sharp tips, bumped spine ends and faint surface soil on white background dj. 208 pp. For many years considered "The Bible" of the horse. Contains: Foreword by Lucinda Prior-Palmer/ The Origins of the Horse/ The Horse and Man/ The Points of the Horse/ Types and Breeds/ Buying a Horse/ Breeding a Horse/ Breaking and Schooling/ Basic Riding/ Looking After the Horse/ Leisure and Sport/ Great Horses/ Glossary/ Index/ Acknowledgments. View more info

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The Complete Book of the Horse

By: MacGregor-Morris; Pamela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 15925

Condition: Near Fine


VG reprint hard cover in original dj. Former owners' name on fep, dj lightly sunned at spine and rubbed at upper edges. 208 pp. For many years considered "The Bible" of the horse. Contains: Foreword by Lucinda Prior-Palmer/ The Origins of the Horse/ The Horse and Man/ The Points of the Horse/ Types and Breeds/ Buying a Horse/ Breeding a Horse/ Breaking and Schooling/ Basic Riding/ Looking After the Horse/ Leisure and Sport/ Great Horses/ Glossary/ Index/ Ack... View more info

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Horses How They Came To Be

By: May, Julian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Readers Digest: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 11637

Condition: Good


1st edition, 1st printing paperback with light rubs at tips, some creases and soil on covers. 36 pp text age-toned but crisp and unmarked. Solid working copy, not pretty but all there. B/w illustrations by Bjorklund. The book traces the evolution of the horse, from the small relatives of eohippus through other prehistoric species to the modern horse. View more info

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Horses How They Came To Be

By: May, Julian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Readers Digest: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 12671

Condition: Fair


First edition surface worn paperback, small bit of clear cello tape at foot of spine. Some light creases and soil on covers. 36 pp text tight but age toned with 2 closed tears on outer edge of first 5 pp. Solid working copy. Not pretty but all there. B/w illustrations by Bjorklund. The book traces the evolution of the horse, from the early short legged relatives of eohippus through other prehistoric species to the modern horse. View more info

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The Fact Book of Horse Breeds

By: Mcfarland, Cynthia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pony: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 33699

ISBN: 1933343044

Condition: Near Fine


NF 1st printing soft cover with color loss rub at top of backstrip. All pages crisp and clean. Text is tight. 240 pp. Lavishly illustrated with color photos throughout. An up-close look at over 160 different breeds. View more info