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Andalusian Horses

By: Schrenk, Dr. Hans-Jorg; Photos By Thomas Micek

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Sunburst Books: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44161

ISBN: 1857780779

Condition: Fine


A gift quality 2nd prt hardcover in the Sunburst "Magnificent Horses of the World" series. Fine book in fine dj. 48 pp. This is horse photography at its best, capturing the beauty and grace of the Andalusian horse. Packed with background information on the breed, including a brief history, an overview of the distinctive characteristics and features of the horses and details of the various types of work or leisure activities to which they are suited. View more info

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Princess on a Pony A Photographic Record of H.R.H. The Princess Anne and Her Life with Horses

By: Scott, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Young World Productions: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16015

ISBN: 0723808953

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hard cover in VG dust wrapper. Lovely blue hardcover with very light shelf wear and sunning. 72 pg text tight, bright and unmarked. Dj very lightly edge worn with two tiny closed tears at foot of rear cover, now in new mylar and displays well View more info

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Horses of Today

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 213

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj, Bumped and lightly rubbed tips of rust paper covered boards, lower fore-edge more so. Matching rust cloth covered back strip with bright gilt title. Nice B/W photos on every page. Focuses on competition and the various divisions/ types of horses/riding; Arabian, Thoroughbred, Saddle Horse, Standardbred, Western Pony and more. View more info

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The How and Why Wonder Book of Horses

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1974

Seller Id: 46819

Condition: Fine


Lightly age toned 48 pp text and inside covers. No names, tears or soil inside. One minor corner crease on rear lower tip. Loaded with info all about horses, horse sport, training & breeding and much, much more. First published in 1961, this is the reprint of 1974 and is more than suitable for gift-giving. Profusely illustrated in color throughout. Includes: Horse Evolution, The Horse in Battle, Horses of the American West, Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Polo and Horse Racing, Training, Breeding. View more info

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The Horse in Art and History

By: Seth-Smith, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Mayflower Books: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 26588

ISBN: 0831745509

Condition: Very Good


1st American edition over-sized hardcover 13.75 inches tall x 9.75 inches wide. Price clipped dj in new mylar looks fab. One packet of text shaken but holding fine, foxing on endpps, else fine w/dedication on fep. 128 pp. Well illustrated with color and b/w art reproductions. View more info

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Horses of the Camargue

By: Silvester, Hans; Preface By Konrad Lorenz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 25191

ISBN: 0670379565

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine hard cover w/tiny gift dedication on fep in price clipped very good dust jacket that has a few small closed tears displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Un-paginated, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, oblong small 4to. First American edition. Text and photos by Silvester. The work was first published in France in 1975. The horse of the Camargue have flourished in the lush and wild region of France for thousands of years. When this work was prepared, less than 800 survived. View more info

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Legends Volume 1. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Simmons, Diane C., With Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller Id: 43364

ISBN: 0911647260

Condition: Near Fine


11th printing glossy paperback. 167 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage. 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 household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporary racing and performance bloodlines. Each chapter profiles a... View more info

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Purnell's Pictorial Encyclopedia of Horses and Riding

By: Skelton, Betty

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Purnell: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15933

ISBN: 0361038852

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hard cover in good original dj in new mylar. Former owners' name on title page, very light shelf wear and sunning to boards, dj has closed tears and clear cello tape on edges but displays well in new mylar wrapper. 224 pp. Covers just about everything. View more info

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The Book Of Desert Horses

By: Slawik, Christine; Translated by Karen Nickel Anhalt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CT, Pony: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44744

ISBN: 1934983071

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition glossy photo illustrated hard cover, no dj. Perfect shape for gift giving, no names, tears or soil. Tips and spine ends sharp. Loaded with color photographs. A 96 pp book describing the versatile Arabian horse and its history and uses from ancient times. View more info

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A Community Of The Horse Partnerships SIGNED

By: Smart, Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VA, Lost Mountain Graphics: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 42934

ISBN: 0974542407

Condition: Fine


Twice signed by the author. Presentation on fep for Ann and Mike. Looking at horses leads easily to loving them. Welcome to the horse community. Bruce Smart December 2004. Then a simple first/last name on half title page. Perfect condition for gift giving. A brilliant first edition hard cover in navy cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Sharp tips and spine ends. Internally unread. 471 pp. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar as new. "A Community of the Horse: Partnerships explores the Virginia horse community. Contents include: What is it about horses?/ The horse in history/ The stable tou... View more info

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Horse Color. A Complete Guide to Horse Coat Colors

By: Sponenberg, D. Phillip; Beaver, Bonnie V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South America, Breakthrough Publicastions: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34716

ISBN: 0914327461

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely reprint hard cover in brown paper covered boards are straight and sharp. 124 pp text is crisp, unmarked and absolutely loaded with color and b/w photos. Unclipped original dj in new mylar displays beautifully despite a touch of sunning on spine. Still more than suitable for gift giving. A comprehensive and standardized system to describe and classify all colors and patterns of the world's horses. View more info

Horse Buyer's Notebook Comparison Notes to Record When Horse Shopping

By: Staff of the Russell Meerdink Company, Ltd.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: WI, The Russell Meerdink Company, LTD.:

Seller Id: 46510

ISBN: 0929346440

Condition: Good


Light soil on inside of frt cover, few pin pricks along lower edge of frt cover and title page (from thumbtacks). The fast, easy way to compare, record and organize details on: Conformation, Pedigree, Soundness, Health. 29 pages remaining in this partially used volume. View more info

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The Horse in Sport

By: Steinkraus, William C.; Stoneridge, M.A.; Foreword By H.R.H. Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28208

ISBN: 1556700148

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in a fine dj in new mylar. A gorgeous and hefty book showing very light storage wear. Magnificent color photography, and detailed text. 272 pp. Through narrative, interview, and anecdote, Steinkraus explains the development of major equestrian events, and introduce us to the greatest events, venues here and abroad. Nine sports are covered in depth, and several others briefly. View more info

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Horses and Americans

By: Stong, Phil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City Publishing Co. Inc.: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 6008

Condition: Very Good


Nice sharp square 2nd printing hard cover in lightly bumped rust cloth, gilt lettered boards. The 333 pg text is tight and bright w/former owners' name, pen colored in horses' mane on illust end paper and cello tape mark on fep, not a former library copy. Includes: Ninety Horses with Coats of Mail/ Cavalier, Deacon and Farmer/ Thirteen Colonies/ Eighteenth-Century Travel and Transport/ Patriots/ East and West/ Wheels/ The Begats/ The Shout of the Multitude/ Cowboys/ The Way West/ Note on Two Wars/ Long Hauls/ Part 2: Society/ Improving the Breed/ Modern Cavalry/ Working Stock/ Forecast/ Bibl... View more info

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Horses and Americans

By: Stong, Phil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes Co: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29162

Condition: Good


Beige cloth covered hard cover book with untrimmed, heavy stock leaves. Chocolate decorative gilt plate affixed to frt board as published. Corners still sharp, spine ends lightly bumped, negligible watermark to rear board cloth. Internally some foxing on endpps, occasional watermark to foot of page block or an edge of a plate. The 333 pg text is tight and bright w/gift presentation on half title page. Not a former library copy. No dj. Includes: Ninety Horses with Coats of Mail/ Cavalier, Deacon and Farmer/ Thirteen Colonies/ Eighteenth-Century Travel and Transport/ Patriots/ East and West/... View more info

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Horses and Americans

By: Stong, Phil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City Publishing Co. Inc.: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: MK46655

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in rust cloth covered boards with author's signature imprinted by publisher onto frt board cloth. Black title box on backstrip. Cloth soiled and marked but the 333 pg text is tight and bright without names, tears or soil. Includes: Ninety Horses with Coats of Mail/ Cavalier, Deacon and Farmer/ Thirteen Colonies/ Eighteenth-Century Travel and Transport/ Patriots/ East and West/ Wheels/ The Begats/ The Shout of the Multitude/ Cowboys/ The Way West/ Note on Two Wars/ Long Hauls/ Part 2: Society/ Improving the Breed/ Modern Cavalry/ Working Stock/ Forecast/ Bibliography/ Index... View more info

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Wild One The Inside Story of Horses and Ponies

By: Sutton, Harry T

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Batsford Heritage Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15922

ISBN: 0713421185

Condition: Very Good


A National Trust Series Book. 1st Edition paperback with light corner wear and soil on white background covers, both which show indentations from someone using this as a 'desk', ie: former writing but a paper was placed between the book and pen. 48 pg text as new. Divided into 3 sections: A fiction story, "Little Lamb" - The Inside Story - Where to see Horses and Ponies. Mary Jones is given a three-year-old Welsh mountain pony for Christmas-cum-birthday. She calls him Little Devil because he is so wild. After several weeks of careful training she makes friends with Little Devil a... View more info

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The Horseman's Bedside Book

By: Talbot-Ponsonby, J.A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28758

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine first edition hard cover in very good dust wrapper in new mylar showing light sunning along backstrip, bit of rubbing at tips. 224 pp text clean w/name on fep. Britain's leading riding instructor has edited this compilation of 16 light-hearted essays which have been contributed by a team outstanding equestrian writers. Their most readable, yet frequently helpful articles are backed up by a brilliant collection of photographic illustrations. Contents Include: From Point-to-Point by Michael Williams/ Riding For the Million by Lieut.-Colonel C.E.G. Hope/ The Romance of Show Jumpin... View more info

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The American Thoroughbred American Sportsman's Library

By: Trevathan, Charles E.; Edited By Caspar Whitney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31428

Condition: Very Good


Very good first edition in pictorial green cloth boards, no dj. Spine ends rubbed, tips show color loss but remain fairly sharp, small color fade mark at foot of backstrip. Internally crisp and tight with tidy signature of former owner on frt pastedown. 495 pp. Includes: Whence the American Thoroughbred/ The First Race Meetings/ Early Owners Were Gentlemen/ Old Dominion was Turf Mother/ Maryland's Horses and Horsemen/ First Thoroughbreds of the North/ Eclipse and Henry/ What a Thoroughbred Mare May Do/ Thoroughbreds of the West/ Wagner vs. Gray Eagle/ Kentucky's Greatness of Blood/ Boston th... View more info

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From Dawn To Eclipse The Story Of The Horse

By: Trew, Cecil G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44778

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with sharp tips and lightly bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Not ex-lib, no names or tears. 142 pp. VG+ professionally reproduced dj in new mylar that shows faint age spotting on yellow portion of dj background. A simply told, profusely illustrated history of the evolution of the horse from the little Eohippus or Dawn Horse - a creature about the size of a fox terrier - to the magnificent animal we know today. View more info