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Carriage Driving A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training

By: Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 33313

ISBN: 0876058985

Condition: Fine


Fine 4th printing hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. 269 pp. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, Carriage Driving focuses on building a strong physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground tra... View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $995.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co.: 1904

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 27831

Condition: Very Good


Rare deluxe limited, numbered edition on handmade paper, one of fifty copies, this being #5. Attractive grey boards with cream velum spines and faded but legible gilt titles on backstrips. Rubbed board tips, spine ends are very good with light shelf wear from storage. A handsome set with light foxing to early pages and occasional very small spots inside. Overall bright and clean. A pair of excellent volumes on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the people of that time. 503 pp in total, many splendid full page color illustrations after Pollard, Alken, Rowlandson and others. View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34519

Condition: Very Good


First edition 3 volume set with calf spines and raised bands and title box, tips leather covered, boards and end papers are rich burgundy marbled paper. Leather is surface worn at extremities with a few tips showing, shelf wear and color loss on board feet but no boards showing here. Marbled edges on all three sides of page block. Inner hinge papers starting but not totally split, page blocks are all tight and secure. Moderate foxing on preliminary pages, internally creamy and clean. No signatures, page tears or soil. 311, 312, 292 pp plus ads. 3 vols on the era of horse drawn stage coach... View more info

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Harness Racing Vehicles

By: D'Amato, Michael P., Esq.; Susan Green

Price: $35.00

Publisher: PA, Susan's Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46349

ISBN: 0979701309

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality book in color illustrated glossy hardcover boards showing a few super light scratches from storage. 202 pp profusely illustrated in b/w with a few color plates and one fold out working draft of a sulky from 1885. The book begins with a chronology of two-wheeled vehicles followed by a brief summary of harness racing. Next is a section for four wheeled racing sulkies ending with a section devoted to "Road Riders" and "Speeding Wagons". Immensely researched, copiously illustrated and a delight to read. A perfect gift for the horse lover who has it all. View more info

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Carriages Pleasures and Treasures

By: Damase, Jaques; Translated By William Mitchell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17418

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in attractive sky blue paper covered boards with a black line drawing of a carriage on frt cover. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, with negligible color loss at lower edges from shelf storage. 120 pp glossy text is profusely illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings, plus a few color photographs. Gorgeous original dj in mylar shows negligible wear at the tips and features a unique 6-in-hand brown and white Pinto horses: four abreast in front and two in the rear. Two volumes are available, one priced-clipped dj, one is not. I'll sell the unclippe... View more info

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Breaking and Training the Driving Horse: A Detailed and Comrehensive Study

By: Ganton, Doris L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co.: 1984

Seller Id: 41402

ISBN: 0879802723

Condition: Good


Two vols available. In addition to light surface wear and cover creasing, #1 shows a bit of cello tape at foot of spine and front cover, vol 2 has a 2" abrasion at head of spine and frt cover, and a circular rub on rear cover, both colored in with matching color pencil and smoothed over with a bit of clear tape. 85 page, profusely illustrated text in both volumes is flawless. A detailed and comprehensive study includes instruction for training the horse and driver from the ground up. No mention of editions or further printings. Black & white photos and drawings throughout. View more info

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Breaking and Training the Driving Horse: A Detailed and Comrehensive Study

By: Ganton, Doris L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co.: 1972

Seller Id: 46339

ISBN: 0879802723

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing paperback in glossy photo illustrated card covers. Barely noticeable sunning in green upper 1/3 of frt cover. 81 page, profusely illustrated text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Black & white photos and drawings throughout. A detailed and comprehensive study includes instruction for training the horse and driver from the ground up. View more info

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Hints On Driving

By: Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40880

ISBN: 0851310400

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine green hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text tight and bright without marks or names. Unclipped professionally reproduced DJ in mylar shows light surface wear from storage but no chips or tears. This is the reprint of 1973. 212 pp. 40 illustrations clearly convey the concepts herein. Some Press Opinions on the First Edition: The Times: "Hints On Driving, by Capt. Moreley Knight, R.A. has nothing to do with the history of Anecdote; his work is entirely practical. Doubtless there are other books on the subject, but none within our knowledge is more clear or comple... View more info

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The Coachmakers A History of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers 1677-1977

By: Nockolds, Harold; Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44888

ISBN: 0851312705

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition green paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 239 pp text. Unclipped, glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears but does have a small abrasion through the ISBN on frt flap, still displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A history of the men who made the coaches and who, in so doing, created not only a functional vehicle but a beautiful one as well. They were craftsmen in the best possible sense and they established a tradition which, happily, did not vanish with the demise of... View more info

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Driving

By: Norris, Anne; Douglas, Caroline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25221

ISBN: 085131368X

Condition: Near Fine


28 pgs. Very light age-toning on photo-illustrated softcovers, Internally as new. 28 pgs. First edition. Brief, concise, and filled with helpful photos, this introductory guide provides essential information on driving the horse in harness. View more info

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Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport

By: Piggott, Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40289

ISBN: 0500251142

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition in rust boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. White background dj in new mylar is fab with negligible evidence of storage, no chips, tears or marks. 184 pp. 33 illustrations. The world-renowned historian and archaeologist Professor Stuart Piggot has made a lifelong study of the technological and social history of early transport - horses, wagons, chariots and wheeled conveyances of all kinds. Now he expands on the history of vehicles and mounts as symbols of status and eminence, fit to be presented to potentates, or buried with them. Required reading for ... View more info

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Driving An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs

By: Richardson, Clive

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44878

ISBN: 0713469463

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition red textured paper covered hard cover boards. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 176 pp text. Unclipped, unpriced glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears and displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A must-have volume for any carriage and cart enthusiast. Includes a guide to buying horses and equipment/ Step-by-step advice on breaking your horse to harness/ Instruction on driving singles & pairs/ How to prepare for competitive driving from show classes to combined driving/ Care and maintenance of equipment. View more info

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Driving the Light Horse Training for Pleasure and Compeition

By: Roth, Charlene

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34154

ISBN: 0668056525

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover book shows light rubs at very tips, former owner's embossed seal on fep. No writing, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar slightly rubbed at upper fore-edges, else complete and displays well w/photo of driving pair in a lovely four wheeled cart in front of grand mansion. Includes: The Horse/ Basic Equipment/ Elementary Training/ The Driver/ Pleasure Driving/ The Breed Ring/ Antique Carriage Competition/ Combined Driving/ Harness Racing/ Coaching, Parades, State Occasions/ Appendices: 1. Suggested Reading 2. Breed Registries 3. International and National Driving Organizations... View more info

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Carriage Turnouts and Appointments

By: Ryder, Thomas

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, The Carriage Association of America:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33329

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition soft cover book is in as new condition with no names, tears, or blemishes. 44 pp. Guidelines for the Users of Horse-drawn Vehicles Compiled for the Carriage Association of America. View more info

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On The Box Seat A Manual Of Driving

By: Ryder, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Swiveltrees: 1983

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 46346

Condition: Fine


Gift quality paperback in color photo illustrated glossy card covers showing no wear, no creases, no faults. 180 pp text is crisp, clean and loaded with b/w photography and line drawings on glossy stock. Author, Tom Ryder was editor of The Carriage Journal for fifteen years. Chapters include: Index/ Schooling the Horse to Harness/ Single Harness, A Description of the Parts and Their Uses/ Driving in Single Harness/ Double Harness/ Four-in-Hand, with Notes on the Unicorn, Six-in-Hand and Five-in-Hand/ Handling the Reins/ Tandem Driving/ The Whip and Its Use/ Correct Appointments/ ... View more info

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Driving Finish

By: Smith, Carol Madeline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17419

ISBN: 0860517136

Condition: Fine


Fine red hardcover with light ghosting from former erased pencil prices on fep. 233 pp remainder. Glossy pictorial dj is mint. The author's sequel to her first book: Driving Force in which Carol recounted the story of Bear, the chestnut Welsh Cob whose life she saved and in turn gave her the determination to walk and ride and drive again after a riding accident that nearly crippled her. Now, in Driving Finish, she goes on to tell how this experience motivated her to bring the joys and freedom of Carriage Driving into the lives of permanently disabled friends. With her customary humor and h... View more info

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The Art of Long Reining SIGNED

By: Stanier, Sylvia

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28473

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Silvia and dated 1973 on front endpaper 32pg with pictorial card cover with sunning along front cover fore-edge and rear cover still displays well with 2 photos of horses at work on frt cov. Fine glossy condition inside. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and ... View more info

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The Art of Long Reining

By: Stanier, Sylvia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 29485

ISBN: 085131435X

Condition: Fine


Fine glossy condition. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. 32pg with pictorial wrapper showing 2 photos of horses at work. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. View more info

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The Art of Long Reining

By: Stanier, Sylvia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44343

ISBN: 0851311814

Condition: Fine


Fine glossy condition. 32 pp with pictorial wrapper showing 2 photos of horses at work. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. View more info

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The History of the Carriage

By: Tarr, Laszlo; Translated by Elisabeth Hoch.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34739

ISBN: 0668018712

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover, not exlib. Gorgeous red cloth hardcover with silver title spine. Negligible fade on board periphery, 331 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows two half inch closed tears but is complete and displays well. Profusely illust in b/w throughout. A fine study of the structural development of the carriage from its obscure origins in the fourth millennium B.C.to its eclipse by the automobile in the first decade of this (last) century. World-embracing, both historically and geographically, and ranges from Sumeria through ancient Greec... View more info