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Dogs and More Dogs

By: Bradbury, Bianca

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22883

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with black title spine and dog illustration on frt board. Tape marks on endpps, all pages and pocket present. Tight bright 162 pp text in good shape. Young Tommy Redfield new he hadn't found any great prize when he picked up Mike, but he did not know all he was getting into when he took the abandoned, half-starved dog home. Not the least of his problems was his parents' reluctance to include yet another member in the family menagerie. But that was understandable because it already boasted a golden retriever, Sylvia's five cats, three Belgian hares an... View more info

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My Life with Horses The Story of Jack Juby MBE Master of the Heavy Horse

By: Downes, Alison; Childs, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Halsgrove: 2007

Seller Id: 46140

ISBN: 1841145602

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing of the first edition with lightly bumped tips and spine ends. One former owner's name at head of title page with a few ink specs on opposing blank white page. Rest of 160 pp text is crisp and unmarked. The full life story of Jack Juby (1920-2004) who had an uncanny gift working with draft horses. This book will be enjoyed by all who love the heavy horse and the countryside as it used to be. Includes: Early Years (in Norfolk), Starting Work, A Family Man, A Young Stallion Man, Moving On, The Marshes, Lime Tree Farm, France and Beyond, The Story of a Foal, Ponies & Gymkha... View more info

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George Soper's Horses A Celebration of the English Working Horse

By: Heiney, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44380

ISBN: 0854932003

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous book of b/w & color art depicting English Shire horses at work and rest in many different backgrounds. 144 pp. Perfect coffee table gift book with square tips and spine ends. Only flaw is a price clipped dj which is well protected in new mylar. Negligible finger soil on blank fep, no names, or tears anywhere. Chapters include: George Soper/ The Horses/ The Horsemen/ Ploughing/ Harrow to Harvest/ Farewell. View more info

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Five O'Clock Charlie

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally & Company/ Weekly Reader Book Club Edition Letter A Present: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46868

Condition: Good


First printing hardcover with letter A present as well as Rand McNally & Weekly Reader Book Club Edition. Illustrated paper covered boards have bumped tips but no major rubs. Unpaginated (42 pp) text is crisp with bookplate and crossed out name on fep. Color frontispiece cleanly removed. Based on an actual occurrence! The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. View more info

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Album of Horses

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1951

Seller Id: 45637

ISBN: 0528820508

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition hardcover in straight, sharp burgundy cloth boards. Un-clipped professionally reproduced dj has small chips at spine ends, and a scratch of color loss near center of dj front panel, still displays well in new mylar. 113 pp text is tight and bright with one closed taped tear on last page. This majestic collection of horses from Newbery Medalist Marguerite Henry is strikingly illustrated and makes a great gift for horse lovers of all ages. How did the Morgan horse get its name? What are the differences between a Belgian and a Clydesdale? Why are the Bye... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44122

ISBN: 1258808390

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32767

ISBN: 1258808390

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed. NOT exlib. Bit of color loss at tips. Tasteful engraving on former owner's bookplate on fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses to our own day (1944) and the part the horse is playing in the American war ef... View more info

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A Close Run Thing A Novel of Wellington's Army of 1815

By: Mallinson, Allan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33223

ISBN: 0553111140

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition crisp, uncirculated library copy with no markings on unclipped dj in new mylar. Library stamps on edges of page block, 306 pg ext as new. "For two decades, since the French Revolution, Britain and her allies have fought a seemingly endless war to loosen Bonaparte's stranglehold on Europe. And Englishmen such as Matthew Hervey, led by the 'Iron Duke' of Wellington, have left the green pastures of home to follow the drum in His Majesty's cavalry. By 1814 Hervey, a twenty-three-year-old parson's son, has been on campaign with the 6th Light Dragoons for over five years - only to f... View more info

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In Quest of Oases

By: Van Sinderen, Adrian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33818

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with light rub at upper fore edge tip and head of back strip. Boards show very light surface wear. All pages tight and bright. 124 p. Journal of the author's travels to places such as Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, Petrified National Forest, Montezuma's Castle in Arizona, Badlands of South Dakota, Devil's tower, horse farms in England and more. Whole chapter on Hackney ponies and driving. View more info