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Image for Leopard  The Story of my Horse.

Leopard The Story of my Horse.

By: Ansell, Col. Sir Michael, C.B.E., D.S.O., Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Clarles, Prince of Wales, K.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Quartilles International Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45436

ISBN: 090302117X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dk green leatherette boards with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 125 pp plus Epilogue & Glossary in rear. 29 illustrations. No names, tears or soil. Cover art from the painting "Cooling Streams" by the late Gilbert Holiday plus 28 b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Conveys in detail what it felt like to be a Cavalryman before the regiments were mechanized, and how that legendary life of hunting, steeplechasing, show-jumping and even trick riding, proved to be a perfect school for those who would soon have to lead their men in wa... View more info

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The Clip Art Carousel People & Places

By: Armstrong, Beverly

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, The Learning Works, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36626

ISBN: 088160142X

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing paperback. Oblong: 11.2 x 4.5 x 0.5 inches. Light color loss at tips, 32 pp text is fine. Ideal for schools, teachers, clubs, churches & synagogues. Use for bulletins, awards, staff memos, notices etc. View more info

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This Land I Have Loved

By: Balfour, Robert C., Jr.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: FL, Privately Printed: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46879

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in green cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil within the glossy133 page text. Unclipped, unpriced white background dust wrapper is clean, not rubbed but does have a crescent shaped closed tear on the rear panel that is of size but barely noticeable. Large color photograph of some tall pines down in SC on the dj. This Land I Have Loved tells the author's love affair with the area, with the sports he and his friends enjoyed (Lots of duck and bird hunting, rifle shooting), the history of the place and the people he met that becam... View more info

The Legacy of Delta High School Reflections of a Graduate

By: Beakes, Kendall Douglas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, Bookcrafters: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45337

Condition: Fine


Brand new, uncreased 139 pg 1st edition paperback biography illustrated with b/w photos. View more info

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Into Polo A True Life Story

By: Beal, Carlton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46905

ISBN: 0962978019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with color photo frontis and bright gilt titles. One tiny triangle of color loss at head of frt board 1/4" x 1/4" . 379 pp. DJ in mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light color loss at extremities from storage. Not price clipped. No names but does have date and "Picked up at Polo Hall of Fame" on fep. During the 1920s, there was polo in the San Francisco area and Carlton Beal's father, having been raised on a ranch, joined the San Mateo Polo Club. He played with such notables as Willie Tevis, Eric Pedley, L... View more info

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Buffalo Bill

By: Beals, Frank Lee

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Wheeler Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: MK46644

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in taupe colored cloth covered boards illustrated with red and brown illustration of Bill galloping past a steer skull whooting buffalo. Tips sharp but show light rubbing, lower frt tip cloth has broken and the cardboard tip is barely showing. Three other tips and spine ends are VG. Red & white illustrated end papers, inner hinges fine. No names, tears or soil in the 252 pp text. Gift quality biography of B.B. with light surface soil on cloth boards. Displays well, see images or ask if one is not showing up as ours. View more info

Image for Remembering Davey  Portrait of an American Hero

Remembering Davey Portrait of an American Hero

By: Bolton, Clyde and Mike

Price: $7.50

Publisher: AL, The Birmingham News: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19868

ISBN: 0963541315

Condition: Good +


1st edition paperback shows lightly rubbed and bumped edges. Front cover vertically creased and both covers somewhat curled. Text tight and bright. Well illustrated with b/w photos. 121 pp. Biography, dedication of Davey Allison, Stock Car Driver. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46618

ISBN: 0878422145

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover black cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, gold titles on frt board and backstrip in a black background unclipped, original dust wrapper showing light color loss at extremities, micro chips at spine ends, and rear board upper tip, slight r from storage, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. B&w photo illustrated endpapers show a wide-angle shot of a western ranch with cowboys, horses, wagons milling around. the tips of the ranch house roof and a model T parked out front. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46620

ISBN: 0878422889

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality volume in slick b&w illustrated paper covers showing super light roll at tips with the lightest of color loss from storage, book appears unread. No names, tears or soil in the 242 pp text. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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The Goat Lady

By: Bregoli, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ME, TIlbury House Publishers: 2004

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 37234

ISBN: 088448260X

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy illust 3rd printing hardcover with one small ding at head of frt board. Color glossy dj has a micro chip at head of frt panel and a 1/4" closed tear at head of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. Lovely artwork throughout. Story of a French-Canadian woman who lived in Massachusetts and raised goats to provide milk for people who needed it. View more info

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Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside

By: Brueckmann, Robin Miller

Price: $95.00

Publisher: DE, Privately Printed: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44639

Condition: Fine


Light blue card cover with illustration of sidesaddle rider on foot speaking to another who is on horseback. 87 pages. Tiny crease at head of upper cover tip. No marks inside. Very rare book, chapters include: Grade School and Homework, Midterm Exam: Competition, Final Exam: The Kur or Freestyle Ride, Finishing Touches, Tuition and Scholarship, Biography. Brueckmann is an active judge, instructor and competitor in dressage and combined training, working both astride and aside. She and her horses have earned many year end awards. She is an AHSA and ISSO Life member and has also been involved in... View more info

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A Highland Childhood SIGNED

By: Campbell, Aileen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, Knockfarrel Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38594

ISBN: 0972961828

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition, twice signed by Author: Presentation copy with author's signature and dedication on title page: "To Meg, My dear friend. Blessings, Aileen Campbell 10.7.05". As new inside and out in bright plaid paper covers with lovely and soft watercolor art on cover and throughout. 63 pp crisp, bright & unmarked. A delightful collection of stories and original artwork by Aileen Campbell, taking you on a journey of her childhood adventures in the Scottish Highlands. View more info

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And Tyler Too

By: Chidsey, Donald Barr

Price: $12.50

Publisher: TN, Thomas Nelson Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30413

ISBN: 0840765851

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue boards with gray spine. 158 pp., including index. Crossed out library name on front end page, Stated First Edition, Ex-lib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Crisp text. Unclipped dj flaps glued to pastedns. Biography of John Tyler, Virginia gentleman - who became President after William Henry Harrison died, and was embarrassed by the Hard Cider campaign that propelled him into the White House. View more info

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Harry S. Truman

By: Collins, David R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Garrard Publishing Co.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45736

ISBN: 0811663183

Condition: Very Good


Negligible rubbing on still sharp tips & spine ends of taupe cloth covered boards in illustrated, un-clipped (and unpriced) dj flap. One small 'ding' on foot and two 'dings' on head of board edges, spine of dj sunned but title remains quite legible. 80 pp is text tight and bright, with one taped tear and a few library stamps on page margins and a marker D written on frt pastedn. A brief biography of the "common man" from Missouri who became the thirty-second President of the United States illustrated throughout with brown/gold/black/white line drawings. This is a Discovery Book b... View more info

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The Journey of Burke and Wills

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37499

ISBN: 060004145X

Condition: Good +


1st edition in colorful pictorial boards with very small rub near head of back strip. Vivid pictorial end papers surround the 61 pages of tight & bright text which has no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A wonderful tale of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills and the first expedition to make it across the Australian Inland to the west coast. View more info

Image for Penny Down Under  Australia's Tribute to Thelwell SIGNED

Penny Down Under Australia's Tribute to Thelwell SIGNED

By: Couch-Keen, Glenda

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Australia, Privately Published: 2006

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 45435

ISBN: 0646466593

Condition: Fine


Splendid glossy 1st edition hardcover signed by both author and artist. This un-numbered 1st edition is limited to 1000 copies, has 80 pages of crisp and unmarked text that is profusely illustrated with b/w line drawings throughout. A loving and comical tribute to artist Norman Thelwell who attracted instant popularity after his 1st initial drawing of a child on a pony was published 1953 in Britain's "Punch" magazine. His most famous cartoons are those featuring the small girl Penelope and her pony Kipper... so named because "he was half asleep (having a 'kip') when he wasn't giv... View more info

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Arthur Court Designs 35 Years of Innovation

By: Court, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arthur Court Designs, Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44277

ISBN: 0967367808

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with braided ribbon marker bound in. No names, tears or soil. Orig unclipped dj in new mylar has a clean closed tear at foot of frt panel, displays well. HUGE oversized postage required. 352 pp of history, biography, background and numerous examples of his work. Contents include: A Life of Design: Minnesota Childhood/ Wartime/ Explorations in the West/ My Own Business/ Specimens from Nature/ Treasures of the World/ Design and Production/ Store Planning/ A Legacy for the Future. Aluminum examples: Cornucopia/ Rabbits/ Garden Party/ Farm and Field/ Sealife/ Endangered ... View more info

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More Than Victory Alone

By: D'Inzeo, Piero; Corsini, Renato; Translated from the Italian by R. J. Guiliani

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43511

ISBN: 0720702003

Condition: Very Good


Xlib with pocket and all pgs present. 148 pp biography of the famous show jumper. View more info

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The Life of Wilkie Collins

By: Davis, Newl Pharr; Intro By Gordon N. Ray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: IL, University of Illinois Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24923

Condition: Near Fine


360 pp. 1st edition hardcover with lower fore edge of book bumped, others still sharp, dj age toned at extremities, not price clipped, one small closed tear on foot of front panel. Displays beautifully in new mylar. More than presentable, collectible first edition copy. Not ex-lib. The biography of the founder and supreme master of the mystery novel. View more info

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Stark of the North Country

By: Dean, Leon W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38367

Condition: Good +


Blue hardcover with gold lettering dampstained with color loss. Unclipped dj is slightly discolored, head of spine is lightly frayed, tips have color loss and it has ripples from being wet otherwise shows well in new mylar. 277 pp text age-toned but not musty. Not exlib. Rare in dj. Here is the story of a Revolutionary hero and general whose long and active life spanned a turbulent period of American development from 1728 to 1822. View more info