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Riding in a Point-To-Point

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15901

ISBN: 0851315542

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj. 110 pp. Millions of people in England enjoy the point-to-point season, which is a highlight of the sporting and equestrian year. Starting with buying and managing the horse, the author of this book explains how to qualify and train both horse and rider, how to make sense of the rules and regulations, and offers advise on clothing, saddlery, and equipment. Every aspect of the race itself is covered including considerations such as objections and dope testing, and how to care for the horse after the race. View more info

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Horses For Courses An Irish Racing Year

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29092

ISBN: 184018910X

Condition: Fine


First Edition. gift quality hardcover in solid blue textured paper covered boards with gilt title spine. No names, tears, soil anywhere. Positively unread, the199 page text is crisp, the board tips are sharp and the glossy photo illustrated dj frt panel shows four horses racing on the beach. Dust wrapper has been placed in a new, removable archival mylar sleeve. This book is not just for racegoers and horse lovers, but for *anybody* in love with the Emerald Isle. This meticulously researched book, for which author Anne Holland visited every Irish racecourse and met many of Ireland's top ... View more info

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The Archjockey of Canterbury and Other Tales

By: Hollingsworth, Kent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28745

ISBN: 0939049104

Condition: Fine


A book about various horse racing articles that ran in the Blood-Horse including Thoroughbred Racing, Racing Places, Famous Horses (Northern Dancer, Mill Reef and more). Terrific fireside company for any race fan. Unclipped professional reproduction dj displays well. 313 pp. View more info

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Sires And Dams of Stakes Winners 1925-74

By: Hollingsworth, Kent Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31942

Condition: Fine


Fine collectible copy. Unmarked, no names, notes, tears or soil. First Edition. Top edge of tabbed page block in gilt. 1553 pp. Dark green leather boards lettered in gilt on the spine within a black title box. Acknowledgment of source material is made to Daily Racing Form.and to The Jockey Club". View more info

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Wink The Incredible Life and Epic Journey of Jimmy Winkfield

By: Hotaling, Ed

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 2005

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 41889

ISBN: 0071418628

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright exlib with rep neatly removed. 336 well illustrated pages. Unclipped dj flaps glued down. Ed Hotaling has a marvelous tale to tell. This is the stuff of great nonfiction. "--Douglas Brinkley, author of "Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War" "In this fine book, Ed Hotaling adds the texture of a rich individual life to what his previous work has already told us about the great black jockeys of a century ago. View more info

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The Hambletonian 1926-1975

By: Huff, Fred Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hayes Fair Acres Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34872

Condition: Good


Colorful 1st edition hardcover boards show surface wear and rubbed extremities. Internally as new. 184 pp. A commemorative publication recognizing the 50th Hambletonian, a famous harness horse race. Loaded with vintage adverts, and horse news of the day including front pages from The Horseman and Fair World magazine. View more info

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The Steeplechase Horse. How to Select, Train, and Ride Him

By: Humfrey, Captain J.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink & Co: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29914

Condition: Very Good


1st edition limp covers in burgundy cloth lightly bumped at tips, red cloth along backstrip rubbed and showing a tiny 1/4" split in the cloth but not frayed at ends, title still legible, although the spine title reads "The Steeplechaser". Lovely illustration of man jumping horse on frt cover. Black endpapers w/former vintage bookplate on frt pastedown, bit of faint glue residue on black fep. Inner front hinge paper starting at head 1", remainder along with rear inner hinge fine, vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown. 179 pp. Exceedingly rare work in any edition, this i... View more info

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From Here To The Bugle SIGNED

By: Jennings, Frank G; Calitri, Charles J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Host Communications: 1949

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 33055

Condition: As New


Presentation copy, signed by "Arthur" to recipient on frt pastedown. Arthur was either Arthur B Hancock, or Arthur B. Hancock Jr. who are two of three generations of thoroughbred breeders illustrated on an early page. Black-and-white illustrations by Milton Menasco. This is the Second edition reissued in 1986. Brown leather boards w/bright gilt titles, 330 pg text as new. View more info

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A Racing and Breeding Tradition The Horses of the Aga Khan New in Shrink Wrap

By: Jodidio, Philp

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Prestel: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46304

ISBN: 3791350722

Condition: New


Brand new in shrink wrap. Gift quality offering landscape 8vo measuring 9.5" tall x 12.75" long x 1 1/8" long. 288 pages. ISBN: 3791350722 or 9783791350721. Mint condition hardcover in cream colored cloth with stunning pasted on color photo showing a mare and her foal looking left with a sunny blue sky and puffy cloud backdrop. Second edition published January 17th, 2011. This lavishly illustrated volume highlights fifty years of the horse racing and breeding activities of His Highness the Aga Khan. In addition to his well-known presence in the areas of world affairs and cult... View more info

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The Derby A Celebration of The World's Most Famous Horse Race

By: Jones, Michael Wynn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29115

ISBN: 0856648841

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Dj in new mylar shows lightly sunned spine, trace of wear on top edge of frt panel. Name/date on fep. 205 pg history of the most famous horse race in the world. Over 90 illustrations. Intro/ Epsom and the Downs/ The Early Classic/ The Victorian Derby/ Modern Times/ The Derby Today/ Select Bibliography/ The Winners. View more info

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A Glossary of French Bloodstock Terminology

By: Kearney, Mary-Louise

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27777

ISBN: 085131354X

Condition: Fine


Crisp 1st edition paperback. Unread, no names, tears or soil showing negligible wear from storage. 48 pp includes French-English translation of equine terms with the following chapters: Preface, Pedigree, Breeds, Description, Breeding, Identification, Head, Neck, Body, Fore Limbs, Hind Limbs, Coat Color, Marks, Commerce, Sales, Diseases, Racing Documents, Personnel, Racing Administration, The Rules of Racing, Racing Colors, Race Categories, The Organization of a Race, The Going, The Betting System, Performance, The Gaits, Training Terms, The Track Record. View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1967

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46781

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 1967 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1968 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and barely bumped head of spine. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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 callin... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1968

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46782

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 1968 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1969 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and barely bumped head of spine. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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 callin... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1969

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46783

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 1969 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1970 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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. ... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1970

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

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46784

Condition: Very Good


H. H. Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal brown stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1970 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1971 but it is not stated as such. Book shows a light watermark on the cloth at head of spine and frt board area near it. Also has one bumped tip, others fine. Water made no harm to the text. Book measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. Book begins with the Index, then the mare's pedigree plus her track record (if any). End of book lists the horses in tra... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1971

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46785

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 1971 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1972 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and barely bumped head of spine. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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 callin... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1973

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46786

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 1973 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1974 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and barely bumped head of spine. Measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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 callin... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1974

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46787

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal red stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1974 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1975 but it is not stated as such. Book has a tidy former owner's name/addy label on fep and shows sharp tips and spine ends, measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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. Book has a clear, removab... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1975

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46788

Condition: As New


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal red stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1975 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1976 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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. Book has a clear, removable, 4mm polyester jacket fitted to go around the book... View more info

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H. H. Aga Khan's Irish and French Studs 1976

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

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46789

Condition: As New


Gift quality Aga Khan's Stud Book in green pebbled cloth binding with a diagonal red stripe which is ruled in gilt and has the year 1976 printed in gilt on it, so it was most likely published in 1977 but it is not stated as such. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, measures approx 4.25" x 5 3/8" x .75". Printed by Brindleys, Dublin. 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, then blank pedigree charts for you to fill in your own horse's bloodlines. Book... View more info