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Quiz Questions for the U.S. Pony Clubs

By: Disston, Harry; Bontecou, Mrs. Frederick; Mackay-Smith, Alexander

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The Blue Ridge Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 43438

Condition: Very Good


Nice early reprint paperback with former owner name on head of frt cover otherwise shows well. 27 pp text with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. A question booklet (with answers) for the pony club members, 4-Hers or any riding camp devoted to training the all-around rider. Topics include: Parts of the Horse (includes a conformation diagram, the only illust in the book)/ The United States Pony Club/ Rules for Rallies/ Anatomy and Characteristics/ Stable Management and Ailments/ Tack/ Equitation/ Foxhunting View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29164

ISBN: 0517224038

Condition: Fine


1st Crescent edition, fine HB/DJ showing very light wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully with no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference, it is an authoritative guide to all aspects of riding. Included are sections... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29163

ISBN: 0706406060

Condition: Fine


First Octopus edition with light shelf wear on boards, colorful, price clipped dj shows one tiny chip at head of frt panel and very light wear at tips and head of spine. Tight bright copy, huge volume, oversized post required. 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference,... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Peerage Books: 1992

Edition: First Dell Printing

Seller Id: 30957

ISBN: 1850520399

Condition: Near Fine


NF hardcover in near fine dj. 1st Dell Peerage printing. Negligible wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully in new mylar despite one 1/2 inch closed tear at lower fore-edge of frt panel. but no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed fo... View more info

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Far From a Gentleman

By: Hislop, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31567

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition in green cloth boards w/presentation plate on front end paper, this book was a gift of famous author/sportsman Alexander Mackay-Smith to the National Sporting Library in 1973. No pocket or stamps. Not a circulated copy or traditional exlib. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light wear at extrems, few pieces of clear cello tape at spine ends does not detract. 304 pp. This is a story of the Turf, based on over twenty-five years' practical experience and told with unusual insight, clarity and feeling. The author, who is acknowledged to be the best writ... View more info

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Speed and the Thoroughbred The Complete History Patrons' Edition

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 2000

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Patrons' Edition

Seller Id: 31573

ISBN: 1586670409

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy with negligible light spot on head of spine. Front board slightly sprung, tips sharp, internally as new. One of only 62 copies of the The "Patron's Edition" with a tipped-in vellum sheet presenting this volume to Mr & Mrs. Charles C. Abeles. Not signed by Alex but probably written by him. 193 pp, Illustrated with paintings, prints and photographs of the breeders, stallions and mares who shaped the thoroughbred lines from the 1500's to the twentieth century. Foreword by John T. von Stade. Publisher's letter to the patron laid-in: "the Patron's Edition was offered onl... View more info

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American Foxhunting An Anthology

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander MFH

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 49642

Condition: Near Fine


No. 801 of 2,500 copies printed. 212 pp. Near fine hard cover (red cloth with black and gold titling on spine and front cover. Boards show a touch of color loss at still sharp tips. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by Alexander Mackay-Smith facing title page. B&w photos, reproductions. A collection of 79 stories, poems, etc. including: The Gloucester Fox Hunting Club; The Ravensworth Fox; A Pastry Cook Foils the Baltimore Pack; A Virginia Foxhunt of 1833; A Three Days' Hunt in Delaware; Foxhunting in Mississippi's Maryland Settlement; The First Red Fox in Georgia; Foxhunting in Canada; Fo... View more info

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Masters of Foxhounds

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander MFH

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Inc: 1980

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23353

Condition: Fine


Limited edition number 553 of 750 copies with auto-pen author's signature on the limitation page. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering over black on the front cover and spine. The book is in mint condition; 216 pages. Contents include a Foreword, List of Subscribers, 19 Chapters (including Founding of MFHA, Harry Worcester Smith, Foxhunting and the MFHA in Canada, Alexander Henry Higginson, Fletcher Harper, Traditions-Changing Patterns-and Hunt Balls, and others) and 11 Appendices (including Colonel Skinner's Lists of Hunts in the United States 1882 and 1889, Recognition of Hunts by NSHA, Pan... View more info

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American Foxhunting Stories

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander MFH

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, Millwood House: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23351

ISBN: 0964528215

Condition: Fine


This book contains (1) the complete text and illustrations published in American Foxhunting, An Anthology by Alexander Mackay-Smith, The American Foxhound Club, 1970 and (2) twenty-two additional stories and twenty-four more illustrations. 212 pp, hard cover (red cloth with black and gold titling on spine and front cover - no dust jacket. Signed by Alexander Mackay-Smith facing title page. Tips still sharp, B&w photos, reproductions. A collection of 79 stories, poems, etc. including: The Gloucester Fox Hunting Club; The Ravensworth Fox; A Pastry Cook Foils the Baltimore Pack; A Virginia Foxh... View more info

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Man and The Horse The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander; Druesedow, Jean R.; Ryder, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Simon and Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43012

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous crisp unmarked glossy hardcover. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. Text as new. Not exlib. 128 pp. Includes foreword by Philippe de Montebello, introduction by Diana Vreeland, glossary, & photo credits. Profusely illustrated with b/w & color illustrations. "This book was published in connection with an exhibition at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from December 3, 1984, through September 1, 1985. " Name of previous owner on fep. Personal bookplate on fep. "Throughout history the horse has been man's companion in pleasure and war, but mor... View more info

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The Colonial Quarter Race Horse SIGNED, LIMITED America's First Breed of Horses, America's Native Breed of Running Horses, The World's Oldest Breed of Race Horsees, Prive Source of Short Speed

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander; Foreword by Robert Moorman Denhardt

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Middleburg, VA, Helen Klegberg Groves: 1983

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45820

Condition: Fine


First limited edition signed by A. M-S. on Limitation page, Un-numbered volume limited to 1500 copies. Splendid offering in red pebbled leather with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. No other markings inside, no names, tears or soil. 328 pp text is profusely illustrated with reproduction plates, line drawings, engravings and charts. Dedicated to Robert J. Kleberg and to his wife, Helen Klegberg Groves, and Helen's name is on the copyright page, privately published by her and printed at Whittet & Shepperson, Rochmond, VA. Unclipped dust jacket, illustrated by Sam Savitt, shows... View more info

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Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40929

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 38 pg copy with very light soil on cover. See image. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and others. View more info

Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28469

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 38 pg copy with light soil on cover. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and others. View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28226

Condition: Good


1st edition card cover paperback with 71 pp with one note written on last page. Tight bright copy with soiled cover w/cup rings and pencil notes on frt cover, few ink doodles on rear cover. Rare foxhunting item. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three authors listed above pertaining to the goings on in the day of a foxhunt. Questions posed by various M.F.H. retired and active... View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41593

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened periphery of covers, text tight and bright. 71 pp. Solid copy of a much sought foundation volume on the sport of fox hunting. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three authors listed above pertaining to the goings on in the day of a foxhunt. Questions posed by various M.F.H. retired and active of the day suck as Dean Bedford, Sherman ... View more info