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All In Colour Picture Books Horses and Ponies

By: Unknown Author

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Purnell: 1979

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19701

ISBN: 036104545X

Condition: Good


Sewn in 26 page block shaken but no leaves missing, board tips rubbed, bit of sticker rems in upper cover corner. Frt board bowed, reading copy, not pretty but all there. One in an unnamed 4 book series by Purnell. Simple text and full color photos of horses doing various jobs, talk of breed types, all easy to understand for little kids. View more info

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Riding Annual 1979

By: Unknown Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16023

ISBN: 0850374170

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover with lightly bumped extremities, 78 pg text tight and bright, ghosting on fep from erased pencil price, one indented line running vertically down rear board. else fine. View more info

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Such Is The Real Nature Of Horses

By: Vavra, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company, Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38013

ISBN: 0688035043

Condition: Very Good


Nice olive green 1st edition hardcover with gilt lettering has title imprint on front cover with micro white spot on lower front cover near tip otherwise shows like new. Price clipped dj has light curling along edges and some color loss at head & foot of spine. Owner name & date are on FEP and front paste down & FEP have 3 small stains otherwise the 238 pages are tight & bright with no tears or writing. This photographic study of the instinctive, private, and societal li... View more info

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The History and Romance of the Horse

By: Vernon, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Waverly House: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34720

Condition: Good


First edition, so stated 1939. Solid hardcover in cranberry colored cloth boards with dull gilt titles, no dj. One light 'drip' mark on rear board, tips and spine ends barely brushed, not frayed. No names, tears or soil in this hefty 525 pp tome, well illustrated in b/w. Comprehensive history of the horse from the dawn of man to today (c1939). An amazing chronological history of the horse including descriptions of famous horses in history. View more info

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The History and Romance of the Horse

By: Vernon, Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Halcyon House: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40789

Condition: Near Fine


Very good reprint hardcover in mustard yellow cloth boards with illustration in a circle of a horsehead on frt panel, no dj. Spine w/brown framed title slightly sunned, Tips and spine ends barely brushed, not frayed. Thick volume of 525 pp. Former owners name stamp on age toned frt paste down. Well illustrated in b/w. Comprehensive history of the horse from the dawn of man to today (c1939). Very attractive, gift quality volume. An amazing chronological history of the ho... View more info

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The Book of the Horse

By: Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CA, Borden Publishing Co: 1947

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 28203

Condition: Good


First US edition, VG hardcover, no dj. Lightly bumped and rubbed tips, slightly spotted boards, text slightly browned at extremities but not brittle, no names soil or tears. 879 pp. Many b/w photographs and illustrations. A comprehensive study of the history of the horse throughout the world, horse racing, hunting, polo, fox hunting, the various uses that horses are put to, breeding and the various breeds, buying a horse and its care, the horse in art and literature... View more info

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Horse & Horseman An Anthology of Articles and Pictures from America's Most Celebrated Horse Magazine

By: Vischer, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36651

Condition: Good


Good first edition in very good dust wrapper. Green cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends show bright gilt titles. Text slightly wavy at foot of page block, but no tears, writing or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows rubbing at tips with small crescent shaped chip at foot of frt panel 1" x 1/2", small 1/2" closed tear at head of rear panel. Light pink discoloration along foot of rear dj panel. 272 pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Wonderful compil... View more info

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Horses and Ponies Magpie Pocket Book

By: Voss, Pauline; Baker, Carol

Price: $4.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10616

ISBN: 0718816641

Condition: Very Good


Tiny bit of abrasion has worn the O in author's last name on cover, light color loss at tips, colorful 44 pp text crisp and clean. Book measures 4 x 5.75 inches. 44 pp. First published in 1969, this is the third printing of 1975. Based on the Thames Television Series. An informative little book that touches on the Evolution of the Horse, Points of the Horse, Horse Breeds including focus on the British Native Breeds, Care, Tack, etc. View more info

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Long Live The Horse An Anthology

By: Walker, Stella A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33053

Condition: Very Good


Very good red hardcover with gilt title on backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp. Bookplate from Nat'l Sporting Library on frt pastedn. 156 pp text as new. No dj. Illust w/photos and drawings. A charming collection of poems, quotations, short letters and musings about the horse, it's history, it's lore and our love for him. View more info

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Washington International Horse Show Program October 24-31, 1999

By: Washington International Horse Show Committee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MD, HBP, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44109

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine huge paperback catalog of 288 pp. Magnificent collectible copy with negligible wear at tips from storage. Lovely original color cover art by Jane W. Gaston. View more info

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Great Horsemen of the World Racing, Dressage, Show Jumping Three-Day Eventing

By: Wathen, Guy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 26877

ISBN: 0943955343

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st US edition hardcover in near fine dust jacket. 272 pp. A book to inspire all who enjoy watching the great horsemen and women in action. Detailed profiles of the gifted riders in all the major equestrian sports. The secrets of their success examined plus their views on the future. Illustrated with superb action photographs throughout. View more info

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The Stud Book of the Welsh Pony Vol. LVI 1973

By: Welsh Pony Society

Price: $48.00

Publisher: UK, The Cambrian News: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15666

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj. Not exlib. Dark forest green cloth with faded gilt titles, extremities bumped, spotting on boards, 876 pg text fine. Includes 8 b/w illustrations. Contents are: Errata, Officials, Council, Committees, Premium Stallions, Balance Sheet and Accounts, Memorandum, Rules for Registration and Entry, Description of Welsh Mountain and Welsh Ponies, Description of Welsh Cob and Welsh Pony (Cob Type), Prefixes, Record of Stallions, Record of Mares, ... View more info

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Living with Horsepower Life Lessons Learned from the Horse

By: Witter, Rebekah, Ferran

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29249

ISBN: 1570761213

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in fine dust jacket. 268 pp. Chapters include: The Enchantment, Excitement and Empowerment of Horses / Horse Fever: Getting Hooked / Horse Crazy: A Reality Check / Horse Nature ' Understanding Horse vs. Human Nature / Communication to Communion: From Aids to Telepathy / Detective Work: Awareness and Deductive Reasoning / The School of Soft Hands and Hard Knocks; The Learning Process / Riding High / Self Confidence and Self Image / Paybacks: Co... View more info

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Horse Nonsense

By: Yeatman, R.J.; Sellar, W.C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 25149

Condition: Very Good


VG hardcover in very good professionally reproduced dj. Originally published in 1922, this is the 10th printing of 1950. Yellow cloth covered boards moderately soiled, 125 pp text tight with foxed endpps. A book that'll give you a chuckle, it is well illustrated throughout with superb little cartoon style drawings. Compact size to take while traveling. Chapters Include: / BIT 1: The Noble Art. Hypocrisy or the Importance of being Horse-Concious. The Whole Art of H... View more info

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The Golden Pony Book

By: Young World Productions

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Young World Productions: 1971

Seller Id: 4570

ISBN: 0723807086

Condition: Very Good


Very good gilt lettered hardcover shows rubs at corners with boards just peeking at lower corner tips. Original DJ in mylar tatty along upper edges of boards showing edge wear and closed tears. 109 pp text is tight and bright with clipped fep, tip of title page and name at upper fore edge of title page. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. A beautiful anthology, in words and pictures of a beautiful creature. Here are facts and fancies, prose and verse but most o... View more info

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L'Annee Hippique 1999 2000 The International Equestrian Year 49th Edition

By: Young, Pamela Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: BCM:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28563

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine first edition. Huge volume, over-sized post required. 479 pp. Corners sharp, innards as new save for two micro closed tears on first two pages from turning (less than 1/8"). The articles and ads are in English, German and French and the captions of all photographs are in English. Book has glossy pictorial hard covers, 13 inches by 9 1/2 wide, 532 pages with copious color and black and white photos. Book has hundreds of photographs and covers all sorts of eq... View more info