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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

ISBN: 1258808390

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 small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses... View more info

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Stormy The First American Mustand

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books For Young People: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46444

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality undated (circa 1940) wartime compliant hardcover in green cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends but tips remain sharp. 128 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for negligible foxing dot on endpapers. Price-clipped, original dust jacket has a 1" closed tear on rear panel and a micro 1/8" chip at head of rear gutter. Green background dj with black line drawing and titles on frt panel and backstrip show a bit of age-toning at periphery of both panels, still displays well in new mylar. Stormy was born during a hurricane. His mother was a white Arabian and his father ... 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 volumes in the series, Legends 6 highlights the lives of the horses that built an industry - as told by the men and women who ... 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 the largest in the Legends series with 248 pages and about 300 photographs, some of which have rarely been seen. As with prev... 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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World Full of Horses

By: Ipcar, Dahlov

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46396

Condition: Very Good


Lovely 1st printing 1955 landscape format hardcover in illustrated cloth boards with art that matches the dj. Only two library stamps found, one on each paste-down, card pocket and all pages present, book looks fabulous, no call tags or stickers on book or dust jacket backstrips. Very edges of unclipped dj's flaps were previously adhered to paste-downs, now carefully lifted and mylar has been changed, book looks fab. A simply worded, one or two lines each page spread and lively color art displays and explains some of the many jobs horses do to help people in the country and city. A lovely ... 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 reopening of an equestrian museum, this book celebrates the grandeur of the horse. One of France's most visited monuments, the Chate... 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

ISBN: 0308800370

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 the course of events. So have animals. Although most people don't realize it, one of the most important characters in human ... 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/ Utility the Basis for the Classification of the Horses/ The Classes of Horses for Market and Show/ Judging Livestock/ Horse Ju... 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, Population Dynamics, Impact of the Ponies on the Island, Glossary, Selected References, Index. View more info

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Horses In Japan

By: Kenrick, Vivienne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Hokuseidu Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46443

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in brown 'tweedy' cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 196 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for non-inked former owner's embossed seal on title page. Unclipped, unpriced original dust jacket has a .75" x .50" chip at head of spine not affecting the title letters there, and a micro chip at upper tip fore-edge. The author moved to Japan in 1948 with her husband and has been associated with equestrian activities in Japan for the sixteen years that she has been there. At the Tokyo International Sports Week in October, 1963, the Ken... View more info

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The Prince Aly Khan's Irish and French Studs 1958

By: Khan, H. H. Aga; Hall, Cyril: Manager of the Stud

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46774

Condition: Very Good


Prince Aly Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt. This one has the year 1958 printed in gilt across it, but we imagine that it would have been published the year after to gather up scores, etc. There is a fault in this volume: The boards are moderately sprung (bowed). Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in training that year, colts first, then fillies. This book has had a clear polyester cover fitte... View more info

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The Prince Aly Khan's Irish and French Studs 1959

By: Khan, H. H. Aga; Hall, Cyril: Manager of the Stud

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46775

Condition: As New


Prince Aly Khan's Irish and French Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt. This one has the year 1959 printed in gilt across it, we believe it was published one year later in 1960 to allow for the gathering of scores, etc. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in training that year, colts first, then fillies. This book has had a clear polyester cover fitted to keep it in fine condition. The 102 page text is t... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1961

By: Khan, H. H. Aga; Hall, Cyril: Manager of the Stud

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46776

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1961 printed in gilt across it, so it was most likely published in 1962 but it is not stated as such. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in training that year, colts first, then fillies. This volume includes Cyril Hall's calling card laid in that states the following: With Cyril Hall's Compliments. Sheshoon Stud Kilcullen ... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1962

By: Khan, H. H. Aga; Hall, Cyril: Manager of the Stud

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46777

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1962 printed in gilt across it, so it was most likely published in 1963 but it is not stated as such. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in training that year, colts first, then fillies. This volume includes stud manager Cyril Hall's calling card laid in and it states the following: With Cyril Hall's Compliments. Sheshoon Stud... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1963

By: Khan, H. H. Aga; Hall, Cyril: Manager of the Stud

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46778

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1963 printed in gilt across it, so it was most likely published in 1964 but it is not stated as such. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in training that year, colts first, then fillies. This volume includes Stud manager Cyril Hall's calling card laid in that states the following: With Cyril Hall's Compliments. Sheshoon Stud ... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1964

By: Khan, H. H. Aga; Hall, Cyril: Manager of the Stud

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46779

Condition: Fine


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1964 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1965 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in training that year, colts first, then fillies. This volume includes Cyril Hall's calling card laid in that states the following: With Cyril H... View more info