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The Horse of Hurricane Hill

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Brockhampton Press Ltd.: 1959

Seller Id: 47001

Condition: Very Good


Second UK printing hardcover in medium green paper covered boards with bright white titles. First ever was published by Macmillan USA in 1956. First UK was published in 1958, this is the second UK printing of one year later, 1959. Book is slightly cocked and boards somewhat sprung but it is not noticeable unless the jacket is off and it is put flat on a table. There is no evidence of moisture anywhere and no musty smells. It is not a former library copy, there are no names, tears or soil in the tight, bright, crisp 107 pp text. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj from the Macmillan U... View more info

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Blaze and the Gypsies

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1944

Seller Id: 46981

Condition: Very Good


6th printing hardcover in beige paper covered boards with blue titles has barely brushed tips and spine ends. Internally the 56 pp text is flawless. Endpapers slightly age-toned, no names, tears or soil anywhere. No dj present. The tale of Billy and his beloved pony Blaze. They are forever going out exploring and one night, when Billy was camping out with Blaze, the pony is gone in the morning. Missing!? Billy figures it was the Gypsies he passed the day before while riding to this special location at the quarry that he liked. How Billy gets his pony back is the heart-warming tale here... View more info

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Powder The Story of a Colt, A Duchess and the Circus

By: Averill, Esther and Lila Stanley

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, Inc.: 1937

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46973

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing of the second edition 1937. Straight, sharp hardcover in well illustrated green background paper covered boards with yellow cloth backstrip. Frt board shows Powder the colt, an owl, a dog, a circus tent and a circus wagon. The rear red background panel shows Powder dressed up in his circus outfit with tassels, feathers and plumes with his hoof on a play ball, one single cavaletto in fore-front and nearby, a hula hoop ring and a cone. Book fitted into a clear polyester removable wrapper. There are no names, tears or soil in the crisp, profusely illustrated 32 pp... View more info

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Parachute Silk A Story For Young Riders

By: Faulkner-Horne, Shirley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46968

Condition: Very Good


First printing hardcover in blue cloth with gold title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips brushed but still sharp. Pastedowns spotted, tidy gift presentation and a 1/2" x 1/2" spot of white out on upper edge of fep, rest of 170 page story is clear, with lovely illustrations by Peter Biegel & 'HAZ'. Fair original illustrated dust wrapper has color loss, chips and two bits of cello tape at periphery and a replaced frt flap as most of the original was torn off. Solid working copy. The story is set during the war, when Rufus the dog finds a piece of parachute silk. Ian and Veronica and th... View more info

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Not Such A Bad Summer A Story Of Dartmoor

By: MacGregor-Morris, Pamela

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House Limited: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46884

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in light red cloth covered boards with a deep dark title on the lightly sunned backstrip cloth. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, book is straight and square. Not exlib, no weird smells, small ink name at head of blank fep. It looks like an ash fell at the very uppermost part of the head of the page margin on 6 pages plus light finger soil on two other pages that obscures nothing. Remainder of the 152 pp text is flawless. No idea who drew the color front panel illustration on the jacket or the b/w line drawing frontispiece but they are both lovely. Colorful,... View more info

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Anna Sewell's Black Beauty Retold for Little Children

By: Martin, Marcia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27940

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover Illustrated boards show light wear at tips, sticker rems on upper cover tip, small splits in gutter paper, rear board and backstrip sunned. 20 p. text is clean with no names in space provided. A brief and simplified retelling of the classic tale for very young children. View more info

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Frog The Horse That Knew No Master Famous Horse Stories #2274

By: Meek, Colonel S. P.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Seller Id: 46921

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover with lightly bumped and brushed spine ends, board tips still sharp. Negligible color loss at upper extremities. First published in 1933 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., this is the undated Grosset and Dunlap Famous Horse Stories reprint with the numeral #2274 at foot of back strip (as published, not hand written). No names, tears or soil in the crisp 302 pp text and this is not a former library copy. Unclipped and unpriced color illustrated dust wrapper matches the cover art (but has more red in it than the book). It has small chips at spine ends and color loss along the ... View more info

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The Silver Quest

By: Meigs, Elizabeth Bleecker

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46997

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in medium blue cloth with bright silver titles. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing a touch of color loss only. Not a former library copy, no names, tears or soil in the untrimmed 173 pp text. Price-clipped original, color illustrated dust wrapper has small 1/4" - 1/2" chips at spine ends, at flap fold tips, and along ends of both panels. Wrapper now in new mylar and displays well. A work of historical horse fiction. Three centuries before the story begins Hernan Cortes brought a beautiful Arabian stallion to Mexico. Somehow he escaped from the Sp... View more info

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Son of the Whirlwind

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Hutchinson of London: 1979

Seller Id: R47006

ISBN: 0091301203

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the 1st edition hardcover in navy paper covered boards. Tips and spine ends still fairly sharp but book has color loss on the entire periphery. A bit of white out over name on fep, else no marks, writing, tears or issues in the 144 pp text. Un-clipped, original dust wrapper shows color loss at lightly rubbed tips and head of spine, lower half of boards look great. An exciting story of adventure and suspense, set in the Australian Alps, this is the tale of Wirramirra, the last born son of Thowra, the Silver Brumby, who sets off to the mountains of the south with his dam Yur... View more info

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The Silver Brumby

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1966

Seller Id: R47008

Condition: Very Good


9th printing of the 1st edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black spine title and cover line drawing of a horse's head. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing no color loss. Former owner's name on upper tip of fep along with some brown glue marks (also a few on boards and endpapers but this is not a former library copy. Otherwise, no marks, writing, tears or issues in the 192 pp text. Un-clipped, original dust wrapper shows a some rippling on panels and flaps, light color loss at tips and spine ends but no loss. Jacket now displays well in new mylar. Elyne Mitchell's... View more info

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Silver Brumby's Daughter

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Hutchinson of London: 1970

Seller Id: R47009

ISBN: 0090568214

Condition: Very Good


5th printing of the 1st edition hardcover in butternut gold paper covered boards. Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. A cute dog bookplate and a light 1/4" soil spot is on the upper corner of the fep, else no marks, writing, tears or issues in the 239 pp text. Price-clipped, original dust wrapper shows light color loss at periphery, now in new mylar and looks good. The sky was silver blue. Kurrawongs were calling to each other high and clear when Kunama, daughter of Thowra, The Silver Brumby, saw Tamboo, the black stallion, magnificent in the daybreak. In such a moment, Kunam... View more info

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Silver Brumby Whirlwind

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Hutchinson of London: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47014

ISBN: 0091152704

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of the 1st edition hardcover in dark green paper covered boards. Spine ends bumped but not rubbed, board tips still sharp. Former library copy with stamps on endpapers, card pocket and all pages present. else no marks, writing, tears or issues in the 128 pp text. Un-clipped, professionally reproduced color illustrated dust wrapper from the second impression (says so on frt flap), has no call tags or library markings anywhere. There is 1/2" of loss at upper tip of frt panel, jacket now in new mylar and displays very well. A more mystical book than those previously written... View more info

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Phantom Horse Goes to Ireland

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Severn House: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23518

ISBN: 0727805622

Condition: Good +


First edition exlib hardcover with fep removed, 127 p. text tight and bright. Unclipped, original dj in new mylar has 1/2" loss at spine ends but displays OK. Pls see image. There was a rapping at the door. It was Donnie O'Reagan. "You had better come quick," he said. "Phantom's down. I can't get him up on my own." Phantom was lying on his side, kicking against the partition, making a terrible noise. He was soaked in sweat. His tattered mane clung to his neck and his sides were spattered with peat. Angus hit him saying, "Phantom, get up. Come on, move." All the t... View more info

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It Began With Picotee

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine, Diana and Christine

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46882

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with red title box on head of backstrip with silver gilt titles. Tips and spine ends bumped, cloth is not split on any of them. Light handling soil on boards and edge of page block. Hinge papers are fine, tidy gift presentation (non-authorial) on half title page. The 188 page text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Original dust wrapper has a green background with a cream oval showing the three sisters riding ponies one following the other out for a walk in the country. Jacket shows small chips at tips and head of spine, and a 1.5"... View more info

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Three Little Horses Blackie, Brownie and Whitey

By: Worm, Piet

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1958

Edition: Second State

Seller Id: 46942

Condition: Good +


First edition (second state) hardcover in illustrated blue paper covered boards with bumped and brushed tips and spine ends showing color loss only, no boards showing through the blue paper outer layer. One small sticker pull in upper right corner of frt board is touched up with blue marker than is close enough in hue not to be an eyesore. 62 p. text is crisp and bright with no crinkles from page turning, no soil or tears anywhere. Only barely visible ink signature on the vividly illustrated fep. Rear board also has the three horses running under a large yellow smiling moon in the sky. T... View more info

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Three Little Horses at the King's Palace

By: Worm, Piet

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46943

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in illustrated cream background paper covered boards with bumped and brushed tips and spine ends showing color loss with the lower front board tip just peeking through the paper. Cream paper shows light yellowing from age but still displays beautifully. 62 p. text is as new save for a couple of light finger soil marks on second front endpapers, else crisp and unmarked. Absolutely no crinkles from page turning, no tears, no writing, not exlib, no issues. 62 p. text is is fine, absolutely no crinkles from page turning, no tears, no writing, not exlib, no issues save f... View more info