Category: HORSE STORIES - BLACK BEAUTY

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna, Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $295.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45130

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover rust brown cloth with dk brn title and illust of mare and colt on frt board. First edition with Scribner's A on copyright page. Frt board slightly warped. 100 p. text clean. Title continues: Told in Short Form and in pictures by Paul Brown so this is an abridged edition. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends slightly bumped. No former owner's names, tears or soil. No dj. Collectible copy. View more info

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Black Beauty Abridged Illustrated Classics

By: Sewell, Anna; Abridged by Elaine Ife

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newmarket, England, Brimax Books: 1991

Seller Id: 47050

ISBN: 0861127692

Condition: Very Good


1991 2nd printing of the 1985 UK Brimax Books in in slick color illustrated hardcovers showing bumped tips and spine ends, and a 1/2" split in the cloth at the foot of the front gutter. This is a stunning volume with some of the finest illustrations we've seen for this classic tale. All 4 endpapers have a glorious winter foxhunting scene with pink-coated Master of Hounds galloping with the pack over a cleared, snow-covered field with leafless trees and pines in the background. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 80 pp profusely illustrated text. View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Adapted and Abridgedb by Alice Thorne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 31947

ISBN: 0448022508

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant sharp square pictorial hardcover with wrap around color art on entire volume. Boards show light color loss to tips, spine ends. Light abrasion at foot of illustrated rear end paper and a hint of a rub in clouded sky which is hard to see. 61 pp text tight and unmarked. Well illustrated in color and b/w including one of the better fox hunting scenes we've seen in this story. View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Edited by Althea L. Clinton

Price: $28.00

Publisher: OH, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46999

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in iillustrated paper covered boards with red background and head portrait in color of Black Beauty on frt and rear boards. Color loss and bumping at extremities, 1/4" split at head of frt gutter and a few surface indentations from storage. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil found but a scrape mark seen across the foot of boards and page block. The un-paginated 154 pp text is browned but not brittle. Only previous ownership mark is a vintage Santa Claus sticker surrounded by 4 gold stars on the fep. Darling and uncommon 'pocket sized' chunky book measuring 5 3... View more info

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The Annotated Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Intro and Annotations by Ellen B. Wells and Anne Grimshaw

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47003

ISBN: 0851314384

Condition: Fine


Collectible, gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in navy blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title and circle illustration in gilt showing Black Beauty resting under a tree in his field. Spine ends and tips still sharp. Not exlib, No former owner's names, no tears or soil anywhere. 469 pp text is crisp, tight, bright and uncreased. This hefty tome is *profusely* illustrated in color and b/w drawings throughout as well as many full page, full color painting reproductions on glossy paper by a myriad of gifted artists, illustrators, and ad men (because of repro... View more info

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The Annotated Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Intro and Annotations by Wells, Ellen B., and Anne Grimshaw

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47062

ISBN: 0851314384

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in navy blue cloth covered boards with lightly bumped spine ends, tips still sharp. Bright gilt circular illustration on frt cover of horses resting under a tree in a pasture, nice bright gilt title spine. Not ex-library, no tears or soil within. Large and tidy marker note on fep dated 2017 says: "Thank you for being a part of our 100th at Nevins Farm!!". Hinge papers are fine, pages are bright white and loaded with illustrations. Original, un-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper in new mylar has a micro dot of color loss at foot of spine and features a ... View more info

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Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

By: Sewell, Anna; Intro by Alma B. Caldwell

Price: $38.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Company: 1927

Seller Id: 46963

Condition: Good


First John C. Winston printing 1927. A straight and solid hardcover in black cloth covered boards with embossed spine title that has no gilt remaining. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed with a few short splits in the cloth at spine ends, the largest being 5/8' at head of backstrip. Front board has a large paste-on color art plate surrounded by a ruled gilt line that has only 20% of the gilt remaining. This image is stunning without chips or surface wear/color loss. Scene is of a lovely redhead woman wearing a long green riding jacket, crisp white shirt, red mens necktie, white string... View more info

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Anna Sewell's Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Retold by Carruth, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WI, Golden Press/ Western Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44151

ISBN: 0307147533

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition hardcover in matte illust paper covered boards with color illust of Black Beauty running amongst the puddles in a large paddock. Illustrated endpps have crossed out name/addy at head of fep. Corners and spine ends show color loss but remain fairly sharp. Text fine, unpg, approx 64 pp. No dj. Not a former library book. A re-telling and abridgment of Anna Sewell's classic horse story done in large size (11 3/4" x 8 3/4") with full color art throughout for the young ones. View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Retold By Georgina Hargreaves

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Dean: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39892

ISBN: 0603062520

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in this format. Nice glossy hardcover with negligible color loss at tips, 44 p. text as new, vivid color illustrations on every page, beautiful full color endpapers fore and aft. Rare retelling of this classic tale, well illustrated in color by Hargreaves. View more info