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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1966

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46780

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 1966 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1967 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 the stud manager: Cyril Hall's calling card laid in. It states the follow... View more info

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The Miniature Horse A Dillion Remarkable Animals Book

By: LaBonte, Gail

Price: $15.00

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 its development, uses and growing popularity in North America. 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 several line drawings in the text. The author laments in his preface that the race-course has caused the excessive creation of ... 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. 2. The Conformation of the Racehorse/ The Training of Racehorses/ The Schooling and Training of 'Chasers and Hurdlers/ Ridi... 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 rich assortment of photographic plates to accompany the text. From fox hunting, to jumping, to racing and dressage: its all ... 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 Zealand Station Hack by Ben Rutherford/ The Australian Stockhorse by John Balfour Brown/ The Gypsy and His Horse by Antony D... 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

ISBN: 0600346269

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/ Acknowledgments. 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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Horses How They Came To Be

By: May, Julian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46802

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in blue illustrated paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends w/light color loss. Not exlib. 36 pp text is tight, bright and without tears, names or soil. B/w illustrations by Bjorklund. Dust wrapper lower frt flap clipped but price present on upper tip. Crescent shaped chip at head of frt panel, else light color loss at tips, periphery of jacket and head of sunned spine backstrip. 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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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

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The Origins of Irish Horse Fairs & Horse Sales 3,000 Years of Selling Irish Horses SIGNED

By: Mullins, Noel

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Ireland, NDM Publications: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46850

ISBN: 0955436419

Condition: Near Fine


Signed gift quality first edition, This copy has what looks like initials M.H. at head of title page, Noel has signed the book underneath the title, plus, there is a news clipping pasted onto the page opposite the title page about a horse that is included in this volume. So we have a super special copy here. A smidge of soil at gutter area of title page, else as new throughout. A belting book for any foxhunter, horse lover, Ireland buff etc, etc. View more info

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The Pony Club Annual 1975

By: Murphy, Genevieve

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16020

ISBN: 036102035X

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine price clipped dj in new mylar, fab inside and out. 109 pp. Some chapters are: The Pony Club in Japan, Riders of Renown/ Pony Club Mounted Games, Limericks, A Polo Conversation; Test Your Knowledge, Competition Results and more. View more info

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The Pony Club Annual 1974

By: Murphy, Genevieve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16021

ISBN: 0361025017

Condition: Near Fine


NF 1st edition hardcover in price clipped dj, ghosting on fep from erased pencil price, else fine. 109 profusely illustrated pages with art from various folks like Norman Thelwell to name one favorite. View more info

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The Pony Club Annual 1973

By: Murphy, Genevieve Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16022

ISBN: 036102035X

Condition: Fine


Price clipped dj, ghosting on fep from erased pencil price, else fine. 109 pp. Some chapters are: Get The Picture Right (Photographing Horses), Schooling Your Pony/ Doctor's Orders/ Readers Poems/ Reader's Crossword/ Pony Club Championships and more. View more info

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Which Horse For Me?

By: Nissen, Jasper, Translated by U. Erich Friese

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, TFH Publications: 1985

Seller Id: 1942

ISBN: 0866221077

Condition: Good


Solid glossy hardcover placed in protective, removable plastic cover. Inside frt gutter cracked but no loose or missing pages. A Guide to the selection of 60 breeds of different Horses and Ponies Illustrated with 123 color photographs. View more info

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The Arabian English Pleasure Horse A Guide to Selecting, Training and Showing

By: Obenland, Kathleen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43796

ISBN: 0876058942

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover with former owner's embossed sticker on fep and stamp on margin edge of text. No other marks in the 208 pp text. Price clipped dj displays beautifully in new mylar. Well illustrated guide to choosing and training your own Arab pleasure mount. View more info